malware (malicious software)
Malware (for "malicious software") is any program or file that is harmful to a computer user.
Thus, malware includes computer viruses, worms, Trojan
horses, and also spyware,
programming that gathers information about a computer user without permission.
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This was last updated in October 2008
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