(security) Any software designed to do something bad, typically to the system on which it is run. Types of malware include virus, worm, trojan. (2007-11-15)
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A common name for all kinds of unwanted software such as viruses, worms, trojans and jokes.
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Software that is created with the interests of the recipients definitely not at heart. Spyware and viruses are examples.
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malware 1. Software that does not benefit the computer's owner, and may even harm it, and so it is purely parasitic. 2. A coined word made up of mal plus ware as in 'software'. Malware is said to consist of the following malignant or malicious kinds of harmful computer programs: viruses, worms, wa...
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Since the rise of widespread broadband Internet access, malicious software has been designed for a profit (e.g. forced advertising). For instance, since 2003, the majority of widespread viruses and worms have been designed to take control of users` computers for black-market exploitation. Infected ...
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1) Contaminating download 2) Malicious software
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