Malware is the software that created to infiltrate or damage a computer system, servant or computer network without permission from the owner. This term is a general term used by computer experts to interpret a variety of software or software code that interfere with or disturb. The term “computer virus” is sometimes used as a decoy phrase (catch phrase) to include all types of destructive devices , including viruses.
Malware is a computer program created with the intention that the main purpose of looking for flaws and malware software. Commonly created for a break or damage the software or operating system.
samples of malware are: viruses, worm, wabbit, keyloggers, browser hijackers, trojan, horse, spyware, bacdoor, dealers, exploits and rootkits
The preliminary results from Symantec published in 2008 stated that “the pace of the release of malicious code and other software that is not desirable, may exceed the legitimate software applications.” According to F-Secure, “The number of destructive devices made in 2007 with manufacturing in 20 years at a time. ” Point piercing the destroyer of the most commonly used by criminals to users is through the Internet, e-mail.
Many initial outbreaks of the software (including the first Internet worm and a virus MS-DOS) are written as an experiment or a bad joke (prank) that there is usually no harmful intent or just annoying and do not cause severe damage to the computer. In some cases, these software creators do not realize how deep the losses obtained by the users because of their creation. The young programmer who learned about the virus and the techniques used for writing, learning solely to prove or to see how far it could spread software.