DEFINITION
Virus

A small program written to alter the way a computer operates without the permission or knowledge of the user. A virus is self replicating with a potentially malicious program segment that attaches or injects itself into an application program or other executable system component and leaves no external signs of its presence, and usually programmed to damage system programs, delete files, create a denial of service, or reformat the hard disk.

Loading conversations.
Similar or Related Terms
Statistics
376
Characters
71
Words
26.98
Flesch Reading Ease
18.3
Flesch Kincaid Grade