CompTIA A+ Malicious Software (Malware)

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Definition – What does Malicious Software (Malware) mean? Malicious software, commonly known as malware, is any software that brings harm to a computer system. Malware can be in the form of worms, viruses, trojans, spyware, adware and rootkits, etc., which steal protected data, delete documents or add software not approved by a user.