Faster and More Complex Viruses Hagerstown MD

There is a villain in the computer industry that can strike fear into any company or individual that encounters it. It has been wreaking havoc in both the business and personal computer world for many years. Its frequency and intensity of attack is on the rise.

OfficeMax
(301) 665-9185
17664 Garland Groh Boulevard
Hagerstown, MD
Hours
M-F 7-9, Sa 9-9, Su 10-6*

OfficeMax
(304) 263-6900
800 Foxcraft Avenue
Martinsburg, WV
Hours
M-F 7-9, Sa 9-9, Su 10-6*

Evers Technologies
(717) 830-1589
442 Moss Spring Avenue
Greencastle, PA
 
T-SIX
(717) 597-5162
355 Wayburn Street
Greencastle, PA
 
Cermak Technologies, Inc.
(717) 762-8234
46A South Potomac St
Waynesboro, PA
 
Staples
(301) 714-0370
1631 Wesel Blvd.
Hagerstown, MD
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-9:00pm Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm Sun :10:00am-6:00pm

Staples
(301) 620-9011
1305 West 7th Street
Frederick, MD
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-9:00pm Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm Sun :10:00am-6:00pm

AFMS, Inc.
(717) 593-4600
60 South Washington St.
Greencastle, PA
 
Taylor'd Pages
(717) 372-3164
516 Brookview Drive
Greencastle, PA
 
Prodevx Inc
(301) 895-5900
P.o. Box 690
Grantsville, MD
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Information Technology Services, Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer Software, Network Solutions, Computer Network Hardware

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There is a villain in the computer industry that can strike fear into any company or individual that encounters it. It has been wreaking havoc in both the business and personal computer world for many years. Its frequency and intensity of attack is on the rise. It’s the computer virus.

Viruses are programs designed to interfere with the proper functioning of a computer. They are quickly infecting every segment of the computer industry, attacking with greater frequency and efficiency due to their increased complexity.

Years ago, viruses had the ability to attack vulnerabilities in computer programs that were two years old or more. This allowed businesses ample time to patch and update security systems before the computer was confronted with an attack by the virus.

But more recent viruses, known as worms, are designed to exploit weaknesses in computer programs that are less than a year old. The increased propagation speed tends to decrease the ability of companies to install patches and updates before they are infected with the worm.

One specific worm—the Blaster worm—has managed to travel through network connections to transport itself throughout the world in six minutes. Experts predict that this increased sophistication is only the beginning of faster, more efficient viruses.

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