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Definition A computer program that is installed that harmfully affects the proper operating of your computer or uses your computer for its own design without your permission. Malware is generic term f [..]
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1997, from mal- + -ware, from software, etc.
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"Malware" is short for malicious software. It refers to a software program that has been developed to do harm to other computers. Types of malware include viruses, worms and spyware.
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An neologism coined from malicious software. Software, script, or code designed to damage or disrupt a computer or computer system, or to gain access and exploit its data without consent, not to be co [..]
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Malicious Software. See virus.
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A generic term for a number of different types of malicious code.
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Software programs designed to damage or do other unwanted actions on a computer; common examples of malware include viruses, worms, trojan horses, and spyware. 
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Malware, or malicious software, is intentionally introduced into a computer system for the distinct purpose of causing harm or loss to the computer system or its data, or to be used as a platform to a [..]
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Malware is software specifically designed to damage or disrupt a computer system. There are many different types of malware, but the most common are designed to access and collect sensitive data or to [..]
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software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without the owner’s informed consent. The term is a portmanteau of the words malicious and software. The expression is a general term used [..]
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From Mal
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Malicious computer software, including viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, and any other computer code that has or is intended to have harmful effects
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Viruses, worms, or other malicious applications designed to disrupt normal computer operations
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Combine "malicious" and "software" and you get "malware," a term that describes a software program designed to wreck havoc on your computer. Viruses, worms, spyware, and [..]
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Short for "malicious software," malware refers to software programs designed to damage or do other unwanted actions on a computer system. In Spanish, "mal" is a prefix that means & [..]
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is malicious software, often installed and run without a user’s knowledge. Examples include keyloggers, viruses, exploits, adware, and spyware.
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Malware is the short form for malicious software. Malware consists of programming designed to disrupt or deny operation, gather information that leads to loss of privacy or exploitation, gain unauthor [..]
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A generic term covering computer program with malicious intent including viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, phishing, scareware, keystroke loggers and extortionware/ransomware. You may need two tools, [..]
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short for malicious software which includes viruses, worms, Trojans, rootkits, email/web bugs, spyware and adware
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Short for "malicious software" and is used as a term to refer to any software which causes damage to a single computer, server, or computer network.
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Taking two or more bits of video and / or audio, then editing them together to make something new.
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Malware is an abbreviated term meaning “malicious software.” This is software that is specifically designed to gain access or damage a computer without the knowledge of the owner. There are variou [..]
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Is a general term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software. Malware is short for malicious software.
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This term is used to refer to all programs
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short for malicious software – any software installed on a device or website designed to steal money, extract personal information of take over your device
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In an abstract world, the world consists of plants and animals (flora and fauna). Hardware makes up the flora, automated programs with a life of their own make up the malware. Examples: viruses/viri [..]
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malicious software. See APT, cracker, hacker, phishing, spear phishing, virus, worm, Trojan horse, spoof, zombie.
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A blend of the words "malicious" and "software," malware includes computer viruses, worms, Trojan Horses, spyware and a multitude of other damaging and unwanted software. It is sof [..]
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Malicious software designed to carry out annoying or harmful actions. Malware often masquerades as useful programs or is embedded into useful programs so that users are induced into activating them. M [..]
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Occurs when an illicit site or email attachment installs malware, viruses, keyloggers or other software that automatically steals usernames, passwords and additional information without a user's [..]
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Software intended to infiltrate and damage or disable computers. Shortened form of malicious software.
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Malicious software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without the owner's consent.
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Malware is software that performs malicious actions while installed on your phone. Without your knowledge, malware can make charges to your phone bill, send unsolicited messages to your contact list, [..]
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A program that is installed covertly on a computer and that jeopardizes the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and applications on this computer.
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Malware (short for malicious software) is any software used to disrupt a computers operation, collect sensitive data, or gain access to private computer systems. Also known as Badware
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Malware is a general term referring to all types of malicious software, including computer viruses, worms and Trojans, that seek to gain authorised access to a system.
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Malicious software, including Trojan Horses, viruses, worms, bombs, or exploits.
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Malware is an umbrella term used in IT security to refer to all forms of malicious and intrusive software such as Trojans, viruses, backdoors, worms, adware etc. Hence “a malware infected WordPress website” means that the WordPress website in question has been hacked and was injected with some sort of malicious software. Typically a malicious w [..]
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Malicious software designed to covertly infiltrate or damage a computer or computer system. Types of malware include viruses, worms, trojan horses and spyware. Malware can be distributed in a variety [..]
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Software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without the owner's informed consent. Also known as malicious software.
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This term refers to any "malicious software" created to damage or illegally access a computer or network. Computer viruses, worms, spyware, and adware are all examples of malware.
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A generic term for a number of different types of malicious code. See also Adware and Spyware.
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Malicious software designed to covertly infiltrate or damage a computer system. This includes viruses, worms, Trojans and spyware. Malware may be distributed through a variety of means. A few examples [..]
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Short for malicious software, it is any kind of unwanted software that is installed without your consent. Viruses, worms, and Trojan horses are examples of malicious software that are often grouped together and referred to as malware.
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Malicious software
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Software designed to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information or gain unauthorised access to computer systems.
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Malicious Software in short Malware is a form of computer program which can infiltrate and damage a computer without the user's knowledge. Viruses, worms, trojans, rootkits, backdoors, spyware, a [..]
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Malware refers to malicious software such as viruses and Trojans. Malware is often hidden in attachments and free downloads and can steal the information stored on your devices.
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Software designed to secretly access a computer system without the owner’s informed consent. The expression is a general term (short for malicious software) used to mean a variety of forms of hostil [..]
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This term refers to any "malicious software" created to damage or illegally access a computer or network. Computer viruses, worms, spyware, and adware are all examples of malware.
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Malicious software that's been developed to damage or destroy a device or steal information without permission.
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Also known as "malicious software", malware is designed to harm, attack or take unauthorized control over a computer system. See Virus, Trojan and Worm.
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 Short for "malicious software," malware refers to software programs designed to damage or do other unwanted actions on a computer system.  
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Malware is a general term for malicious software including viruses, worms, Trojans and spyware. Many people use the terms malware and viruses interchangeably.
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Malicious software developed for the purpose of causing harm to a computer system. Types include viruses, worms, Trojan horses, backdoors, spyware, exploits, rootkits, key loggers and dialers.
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An abbreviation of malicious software and an umbrella term for viruses
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Malware is a general term for software programs that have bee n designed with or can be used for malicious intent. These include viruses, worms and Trojans.
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Any software developed with the sole purpose to destroy or harm your personal computer or a computer network.
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Also known as 'malicious software," malware is designed to harm, attack or take unauthorized control over a computer system. See Virus, Trojan and Worm.
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Typically installed without your knowledge by clicking a button on a pop-up window or visiting a malicious website. Malware (malicious software) is intentionally introduced into a computer system to cause harm or loss to the computer system or its data, or to create a platform to attack other computers. It can change system parameters, install addi [..]
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drawing goods, such as colored pencils, ink, etc.
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Malware, short for malicious software, is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software, including computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, [..]
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Malware, short for malicious software, is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software, including computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, [..]
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Malware, short for malicious software, is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software, including computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, [..]
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Malware, short for malicious software, is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software, including computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, [..]
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Malicious software specifically designed to damage your computer or corrupt your data.
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Short for malicious software.Designed to infiltrate, damage or obtain information from a computer system without the owner’s consent. Scope Notes: Malware is commonly taken to include computer virus [..]
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Software that is designed to infiltrate and damage a computer system without the computer owner's knowledge or consent. The term is a shortened combination of the words "malic [..]
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Any software or computer program that is designed to intentionally damage or disable computers or computer systems.  Malware examples are computer viruses, trojan horses, and spyware.
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  Malware, "malicious software", is software developed for the purpose of doing harm. It can be classified based on how they get executed, how they spread, and/or what they do. The [..]
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