It is like the exam • The way I mark your report is similar to the way I shall mark your exam
Aspect 1: basic knowledge • The ‘Europol virus’ is definitely not a virus • How can we classify it? Perhaps as a Trojan?
Aspect 2: right terminology • The ‘Europol virus’ typically exists as code within web pages and uses vulnerabilities in web browsers to break out of the sandbox
Aspect 3: breadth of knowledge • The ‘Europol virus’ affects a number of versions of Windows, but there were no reports of it affecting Windows tablets or smartphones • A version of the ‘Europol virus’ affects some web browsers in Mac OS computers
Aspect 4: appropriate examples • For example, the ‘Europol virus’ can be removed (from a Windows system) by removing its entries from the registry. You need to start your computer in a special mode to do it successfully. • List specifically what steps this process involves…
Aspect 5: critical thinking • There are many web sites offering detailed advice on how to remove the ‘Europol virus’ from each separate operating system. The quality of advice is generally good. • Give references to some specific examples of good web sites… • It is extremely difficult to find authoritative advice on how to remove the ‘Europol virus’. Some web sites advise you to download their ‘antivirus software’, which may contain Trojans. The well-known antivirus software companies do not say anything about this virus on their sites.