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Program or algorithm that replicates itself over a computer network and usually performs malicious actions, such as using up the computer's resources and possibly shutting the system down. A worm, unlike a virus has the capability to travel without human action and does not need to be attached to another file or program.

KeywordsWorm   Doc ID96830
OwnerLinda W.GroupUW Parkside
Created2019-12-27 14:57 CDTUpdated2022-07-05 13:35 CDT
SitesUW Parkside
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