• any software that brings harm to a computer system
  • can be in the form of worms, viruses, trojans, spyware, adware and rootkits, etc.
  • anything that steals protected data, delete documents or add software not approved by a user
  • also known as malicious software
  • Anti-malware, antivirus (AV), anti-spyware
    • determine if there are malware threats by scanning a computer
    • removing such threats, if found

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