CMOS virus

Computer VirusA CMOS virus is a computer virus that has the capability of infecting or modifying the CMOS. If the computer hard drive is erased, a CMOS virus still could infect a computer once information is placed back on the computer. A good example of a CMOS virus is the AntiCMOS virus, which is cable of erasing or resetting the CMOS.

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