A boot sector virus that can infect floppy boot records and hard disk master boot records. AntiExe will infect hard drives only when an attempt to boot from an infected diskette is made. Once the virus has infected the hard drive, all non-write-protected floppies used in the machine will be infected. AntiExe was first discovered in February, 1995.
- Apache Portals Project
Apache Portals is a collaborative software development project that provides freely available commercial quality portal software for a wide variety of platforms and programming languages. The Apache Portals project is managed in cooperation with various individuals worldwide (both independent and company-affiliated experts), who use the Internet to communicate, plan, and develop Portal software and related […]
- Apache Web Server
Often referred to as simply Apache, a public-domain open source Web server developed by a loosely-knit group of programmers. The first version of Apache, based on the NCSA httpd Web server, was developed in 1995. Core development of the Apache Web server is performed by a group of about 20 volunteer programmers, called the Apache […]
Pronounced AH-peh-ree, and is the Latin word for “to open.” Aperi is an open source initiative brought forward by nine companies. Under the Aperi project, the goal is to develop a common storage software management platform to manage all brands of storage systems. Aperi project members will collaborate to develop an open source-based platform to […]
- Aperture Size
In computer BIOS settings for Intel desktop boards, Aperture Size is a video configuration option that determines the amount of system memory available for direct access by the graphics device. While Aperture Size options may vary by board model, typical choices for Aperture Size include; 4MB, 8MB, 16MB, 32MB, 128MB, and 256MB. See “BIOS Beep […]
- Appending Virus
A virus that inserts a copy of its malicious code at the end of the file. The goal of an appending virus is not to harm the host program, but to modify it to hold the virus code and then be able to run itself.