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Daemon
Posted: Friday, December 18, 2015 12:00:00 AM
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Computer Worms

The Internet is a gamer's haven, a business's lifeline, and a hacker's playground. Over the past 20 years, hundreds of worms have devastated the infrastructure of millions of computers around the world, causing billions of dollars of damage—and the life of the worm is far from over. Jerusalem, Michelangelo, and Melissa may all sound innocuous, but these worms have left a trail of devastation in their wake. What are some examples of worms that were launched with non-malicious intent? More...
monamagda
Posted: Friday, December 18, 2015 10:03:42 PM

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Generally, the intent of the worm is assumed to be malicious. There are some worms, which do not have malicious intent. They are referred to as anti-worms.
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