Reading about Computer viruses and malware

Reading about malware today…. I thought to share a few points I learnt. I hope it is beneficial for the reader of this article. It is a good start for me to understand what is computer virus?

a virus is basically a computer code embedded in a file that penetrates a computer for unauthorized data destruction or data distortion or data copying. But if the virus is just small code that embedded into a program – how it can spread so quickly and make such a destruction ? The answer is self-replication.

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