IN THIS CHAPTER
“For they still prefer sheep to thinking men Ah, but men who think like sheep are even better”
|--Brian McNeill, “No Gods and Precious Few Heroes”|
“Beware of geeks bearing gifts”
This chapter examines a type of threat to system and Internet security that has been with us almost as long as the computer: Trojan horses, often simply referred to as Trojans.
Trojan horses present more difficulties in definition than at first appears. Whereas viruses are defined primarily by their capability to replicate, Trojans are primarily defined ...