Malware, computer viruses, worms are some of the worms that cause fear and panic for techies. We’re always told to steer clear of doubtful sites and downloads because getting a terrible computer bug which result in tragic outcomes it can get your data erased or even leaked to the internet.
Malware is a type of malicious software that’s meant to create damages on computers. This means that viruses and worms are different types of malware. So the first computer viruses technically can’t be called malware because they were just harmless experiments.
Viruses has the ability to self-replicate; this is what made a virus. Much like biological viruses, computer viruses need to find a body to attach themselves to. They arrive on the computer attached to files, then find other files to get infected and damaged.