Definition of malware in English:

malware

Syllabification: mal·ware
Pronunciation: /ˈmalˌwe(ə)r
 
/

noun

Computing
  • Software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.
    More example sentences
    • These things will be very restricted in what they do; they'll certainly refuse to run malware, whatever operating system they use.
    • The problem is that many people are impacted by viruses and malware, and thus are quite angry about it.
    • Spammers sometimes use this form of malware to commandeer computers and turn them into spam-sending drones.

Origin

blend of malicious and software.

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