Trojan horse, huge hollow wooden horse constructed by the Greeks to gain entrance into Troy during the Trojan War. The horse was built by Epeius, a master carpenter and pugilist.
What was the Trojan horse filled with?
But come now, change thy theme, and sing of the building of the horse of wood, which Epeius made with Athena’s help, the horse which once Odysseus led up into the citadel as a thing of guile, when he had filled it with the men who sacked Ilios.
What was the Trojan horse and what did it contain?
The Trojans believed the huge wooden horse was a peace offering to their gods and thus a symbol of their victory after a long siege. They pulled the giant wooden horse into the middle of the city. They didn’t realize that the Greeks had hidden a select group of soldiers inside the horse.
Did the Trojan horse have wheels?
Detail of the Mykonos pithamphora which shows the wooden horse the Greeks used to infiltrate the city of Troy in the final stages of the Trojan War. The wheels on the feet of the horse can be clearly seen.
Is Trojan Horse Self triggered?
Trojans, like viruses, are not self-replicating. They require user interaction to move from one system to another. Trojans are mostly used to allow attackers to gain remote access to a system. The attacker may try to copy information from the system or gain keyboard control of the system.
What was the first Internet virus?
The Brain Boot Sector Virus
Brain, the first PC virus, began infecting 5.2″ floppy disks in 1986. As Securelist reports, it was the work of two brothers, Basit and Amjad Farooq Alvi, who ran a computer store in Pakistan.
What is the difference between Trojan horse and worm?
A Worm is a form of malware that replicates itself and can spread to different computers via Network. Trojan Horse is a form of malware that capture some important information about a computer system or a computer network. The main objective of worms to eat the system resources.
What is the Trojan horse a symbol of?
The Greeks, under the guidance of Odysseus, built a huge wooden horse — the horse was the symbol of the city of Troy — and left it at the gates of Troy. They then pretended to sail away. The Trojans believed the huge wooden horse was a peace offering to their gods and thus a symbol of their victory after a long siege.
How can I make a Trojan horse at home?
Building a Trojan Horse from Popsicle Sticks (or Craft sticks)
Drawn History: The Trojan War
Building Wonders of the World: The Trojan Horse
How and why the Trojan war started