CS451 Information Security

Assignment 2 Describe one virus or worm

Due: 30 August





Chose one virus or worm. Search the Web for information about it. Build a written description that succinctly and clearly describes the following attributes:



1.      how it propagates

2.      content and method of payload delivery

3.      effect achieved by this worm or virus

4.      how to block or mitigate it.


Be prepared to describe your virus or worm in class.