Reading Listening Unit 7


Reading Computer virus With increasing development and use of computer technology, there is a new disease to worry about. Computer "viruses" program designed to sabotage computers, are infecting computers in corporation homes and universities. These viruses spread exponentially, much like biological contagion, and then disrupt the affected system. The virus secretly attaches itself to the alter files. The damage is generally activated by using computer's clock. Then, any program executed may be exposed to the virus including program spread through telephone connections. Because of the increasing incidents of virus infiltration, businesses and agencies are becoming wary of sharing software. Security policies need to be increased as immunity programs are being developed. Task: 1. Which of the following is the best title of this passage? A. Be aware B. Stop the clock C. Deleting the file D. Sharing software 2. The people most interested in reading this passage probably would be…. A. Medical personnel B. Computer users C. Government worker D. Health researcher 3. It is inferred that a company can best protect itself from the virus by …………. A. keeping clean B. spreading programs by telephone C. setting the clock correctly D. not using shared softwares 4. The virus is………………… A. a microbe B. an insect C. a disk D. a program 5. If the virus effect a computer, the result would probably be………….. A. lost information B. a broken computer C. sick personnel D. dead telephones 1

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