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'''Malware''' is a short version of '''Malicious Software'''.
  
Malware is a short version of '''Malicious Software'''.
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Malware includes computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, etc.
  
== See Also ==
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== Virus ==
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A computer program that can automatically copy itself and infect a computer.
  
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== Worm ==
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A self-replicating computer program that can automatically infect computers on a network.
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== Trojan horse ==
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A computer program which appears to perform a certain action, but actually performs many different forms of codes.
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== Spyware ==
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A computer program that can automatically intercept or take partial control over the user's interaction.
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== See Also ==
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malware Wikipedia entry on malware]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malware Wikipedia entry on malware]
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Revision as of 11:40, 17 July 2008

Malware is a short version of Malicious Software.

Malware includes computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, etc.

Virus

A computer program that can automatically copy itself and infect a computer.

Worm

A self-replicating computer program that can automatically infect computers on a network.

Trojan horse

A computer program which appears to perform a certain action, but actually performs many different forms of codes.

Spyware

A computer program that can automatically intercept or take partial control over the user's interaction.

See Also