Software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.
- 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.
1990s: blend of malicious and software.
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