50.5 MB (3.6 MB compressed)
4850 x 3638 pixels
41.1 x 30.7 cm ⏐ 16.2 x 12.1 in (300dpi)
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Trojan horse. Conceptual computer artwork of a robot horse on wheels. This could represent a type of malicious computer program known as a trojan. A trojan is a destructive program disguised as a benign application. It can cause major problems such as deletion of data but, unlike a computer virus, is unable to replicate. The term comes from a story in Homer's Iliad where a giant wooden horse was given to the Trojans as a peace offering by the Greeks. The horse's hollow interior contained Greek soldiers who opened the city gates and allowed the Greeks to take Troy.
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