Malware Definition

mălwâr
noun
Any unauthorized program or set of instructions, as a virus, worm, or Trojan horse, designed to disrupt the normal functioning of a computer.
Webster's New World

Origin of Malware

  • Blend of malicious and software

    From Wiktionary

  • mal(icious) –ware

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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