Virus in the computer and smartphone system / Mohammad Faiz Hafizuddin Johari

Johari, Mohammad Faiz Hafizuddin (2015) Virus in the computer and smartphone system / Mohammad Faiz Hafizuddin Johari. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


The purpose of this research is to do research on how far a computer virus can go. It because
computer virus is same to human virus that can transfer from one person to another or from a
computer to other computer. For the human virus it will infected on the person organ it same
goes to the computer. The computer system will be infected by the virus and some of the file
might be corrupt or damage.
There are several types of virus like malware, spyware, Trojan, etc. Each virus here gives
different kind of problem to the computer and the way they infected the computer. Some ofit
uses to stole other person information, or just make the computer crash rapidly and the way the
infected the computer is unique. Just lil(e malware, it infected by phishing, or pop-up from a
How to get more information about this virus is by making an interview to
knowledgeable programmer. This because this programmer has learn more deeply on how the
virus work, an even how the virus been produce. There will be few programmers that will be
interview. Also the information from the books is really useful and the internet could be useful
Malware is short term for malicious software. This software used to disrupt computer
operation, gather sensitive information, or gain access to private computer systems. It can appear
in the form of executable code, scripts, active content, and software. 'Malware' is a general term
used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software. The term bad-ware is
sometimes used and applied to malware and unintentionally hannful software.
Malware includes computer virus, worms, Trojan horses, ransom-ware, spyware, adware,
scare-ware, and other malicious programs. As of 20 11 the majority of active malware threats
were worms or Trojans rather than viruses. In law, malware is s·ometimes known as a computer
contaminant, as in the legal codes ofseveral places in this world. Malware is often disguised as,
or embedded in non-malicious files.
Spyware or other malware is sometimes found embedded in programs supplied officially
by companies, e.g. downloadable from websites that appear useful or attractive, but may have
malware in it. Example, additional hidden tracking functionality that gathers marlceting statistics.
An example of such software which was described as illegitimate is the Sony rootkit. A Trojan
embedded in CD sold by Sony, which silently installed and concealed itself on purchases
computers with the intention of preventing illicit copying. It also reported on user listening habits
and created vulnerabilities that were exploited by unrelated malware.
The term malware only applies to software that intentionally causes harm. Software that
causes harm due to bugs or poor design is not classified as malware. For example some
legitimate software written before the year 2000 had errors that caused serious malfunctions
when the year change from 1999 to 2000, these programs are not considered malware.
Software such as anti-virus, anti-malware, and firewalls are used by home user and
organizations to try safeguard against malware attacks. As of 2012 approximately 60 to 70
percent of all active malware used some kind of click fraud to monetize their activity.
The solution of this virus problem is to know on how this virus work and how to defend it
especially for computer or smartphone user.


Item Type: Student Project
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Johari, Mohammad Faiz Hafizuddin
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Instruments and machines > Electronic Computers. Computer Science > Operating systems (Computers) > Android
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Alor Gajah Campus > Faculty of Art and Design
Keywords: Virus, computer, smartphone, system
Date: 2015
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