Virus/trojan question

Discussion in 'Backup and Security' started by Banjo, Feb 16, 2004.

  1. Banjo

    Banjo

    I have backup HD's on my machines. If a virus/ trojan etc. attacks my machine do they infect all the HD's on the machine or just the one currently in use during the attack?
    as always, tia
     
  2. Idoogye

    Idoogye

    While a trojan can contain a virus, it is the virus which "attacks" a machine. And it will "attack" the master HD, not the slave. You should have anti-virus software installed on the master, so that whatever you back up on the slave is already scanned and virus-free.