If I Could See A Trojan, What Would It Look Like?

  Big L 266 17:53 11 Feb 2010


If I could actually see a trojan or virus on my computer using an extremely powerful electonic microscope to pinpoint it amongst the general computer software, what would it look like from the outside and,were I to open them,what would the contents look like on the inside?

Yes,I know its a daft question to most,but I'm just very curious and I really DO want to know!

Thank you very much in advance for any help you can give me please.

  wiz-king 17:56 11 Feb 2010

00011100 00111000 00000001 etc

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:58 11 Feb 2010

click here

sorry couldn't resist :0)

  Big L 266 18:10 11 Feb 2010

Hello Mr. Fruit Bat.

I LUV it!

Thanks for making this old duffer laugh!

All the best,

Big L 266

  mitch46 18:39 11 Feb 2010

Fruit Bat.
Very Subtle.
Yet very funny.
Nice one.

  Forum Editor 18:47 11 Feb 2010

are code, like all other computer software. Viruses and Trojans are essentially software, and some of them are very cleverly written indeed.

What would you see if you looked at one? Just a lot of meaningless-looking computer code.

  morddwyd 20:08 11 Feb 2010

If her name was Helen, a very beautiful woman, by all accounts.

  Big L 266 20:10 11 Feb 2010


Thats for sure but I didn't know if they looked like something very subtle and nearly invisible like you would see in an X-Ray or scan. Another illusion shattered then Mr.Editor! I ought to get out more!

All the best though.

Big L 266

  theDarkness 23:21 12 Feb 2010

a trojan would be something hard to spot, so a fast mover, and very cheeky indeed, upload a profile pic of yourself here :-

click here

and make sure you select "apeman" as the final output. thats your trojan-a right monkey!! LOLOOLOLOLOLOL jk ;)

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