What Are Viruses?
The term viruses is typically used to refer to all malicious software like spyware and adware, however, this reference is not technically true. A more accurate term is malware which is any malicious software that is designed to infiltrate a computers system without the owners informed consent. A viruses true nature is to duplicate it self over and over and can be transferred through the internet, removable media like flash drives or over unsecured computer networks. Is your network secure? Viruses can come in many forms, most of which originate from the internet.