What you Need to Know about Viruses
A Panel of Experienced PCUG Members
From the Committee
Please note that this month the Monthly Meeting is one week earlier
than normal due to the Public Holiday on 26 April.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19 April 2004
Manning Clarke Centre
Australian National University
Are you worried about computer viruses and fed up
with junk email, but don't know what to do? Do you suffer from intrusive
pop-up windows when you browse the Internet? Has some web site hogged
your browser home page and will not let go? Vanquish viruses, terminate
Trojans, winkle out worms and sweep away spam. This evening PCUG
will give you 10 simple strategies and tactics for combating viruses,
Trojans and worms, and for reducing irritants such as junk email,
unwanted browser pop-ups, and home pages that can't be changed.
Many virulent viruses, other malware and browser irritants are clamouring
to infest your machine each day. Protect yourself with our 10 simple
What are viruses, Trojans, worms and spam? How do they infect
your machine? How do they work? Where does all this malware come
from? What are the risks, likelihoods and consequences of malware?
How do pop-up windows work? How does some Internet site make itself
my home page? What is the psychology that drives virus writers,
spam merchants and home page hogs?
The speakers are a panel of experienced PCUG users Future Monthly
Meetings - Please Put the Following Dates in your Diary -
Monday 31 May
Monday 28 June
Monday 26 July
Monday 30 August
Monday 27 September (Note - Annual Meeting)
Monday 25 October.
Users Group (ACT) Inc
27 Mulley Street
Holder ACT 2611
(02) 6287 2922