en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malware

Malware is any software intentionally designed to cause ..... They can provide real time protection against the installation of malware software on a computer. ... using security software (some of which are anti-malware, ... Some viruses disable System Restore and other ...

www.umass.edu/it/security/malware-viruses-spyware-adware-other-malicious-software

Computer stops responding or takes ... updates (especially security programs).

antivirus.comodo.com/blog/computer-safety/what-is-virus-and-its-definition

Aug 3, 2018 ... A computer virus is a type of malicious software / program. ... Comodo Internet Security provides multi-layered defense system to stay away ...

www.cisco.com/c/en/us/about/security-center/virus-differences.html

Jun 14, 2018 ... Classes of Malicious Software Ransomware Viruses Worms Trojans Bots .... that can compromise privacy or weaken the computer's security.

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or 'what is malware?' – or you just want to know more about the malicious software threats that Kaspersky Lab's award-winning Internet security solutions can ...

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Computer viruses and malware are a constant danger to every internet user. ... The term "malware" — an amalgamation of malicious and software — is now used ... It may also modify specific security settings on your computer or interferes with ...

www.zdnet.com/article/what-is-malware-everything-you-need-to-know-about-viruses-trojans-and-malicious-software

May 30, 2018 ... For some, the first instance of a computer virus -- software that moves .... is designed to explicitly be ignored by antivirus and security software.

www.techopedia.com/definition/4015/malicious-software-malware

Malware can be in the form of worms, viruses, trojans, spyware, adware and rootkits, etc., which steal ... Malware is software designed to cause harm to a computer and user. ... At all times, a firewall should be in place for additional security.

www.infosec.gov.hk/english/virus/geninfo_what.html

Examples of malicious code include computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, logic ... Thus, your computer is still vulnerable to virus attack if other security best  ...