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Malware – A Definition of Malware

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Definition: Malware is a combination of the words "malicious" and "software". Malware is a generic term that refers to any software that is designed to have a malicious intent. The term malware refers to viruses, worms, Trojan horses, logic bombs, spyware and adware.
Examples:
My personal computer was infected with malware and my identity was stolen.

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