Malicious Software


Malicious Software (malware) is any software used to disrupt computer or mobile operations, gather data, gain access to private computer systems, or display unwanted advertising.

Malicious Software often take advantage of an Exploit and is often used in an Attack and intended cause an Unfortunate event

Many Names#

There are many names for Malicious Software.

Many early infectious programs, including the first Internet Worm, were written as experiments or pranks. Today, malware is used by both Attackers and government Entity, to steal personal, financial, or business information.

More Information#

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  • [#1] - Malware - based on information obtained 2017-05-05-