A computer virus is very malicious type of software that someone has written in order to get access to your personal files on your computer. This can leave you at risk for identity theft, since a third party can get a hold of your personal banking and credit card information. The types of computer viruses that we see can replicate themselves and spread.
Here we are going to look at the types of computer viruses:
This virus will stay on your computer in RAM memory, and will corrupt all files and programs on your system
Direct Action Viruses
This type of virus replicates and infects files in your PC’s directory or folder it is in. It carries out these operations when your computer is booted up
These types of computer viruses delete the information that is contained in those files it infects, basically making them useless. You can only get rid of it by deleting the file altogether.