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A worm can replicate itself and does not need a host for distribution

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A virus is a program that is designed to spread from file to file on a single PC, it does not intentionally try to move to another PC, and it must replicate, and execute itself to be defined as a virus. A worm is designed to copy itself (intentionally move) from PC to PC, via networks, internet etc. A worm doesnt need a host file to move from system to system, whereas a virus does. So worms spread more rapidly then viruses. The word 'Virus' has become a common term a lot of people use to refer to worms and trojans too. Which is not exactly correct.

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A simple virus can do basic things. For instance a worm, it finds wholes in networks, and can spread to other computers from one computer. Another example is, say there is a computer room at a school. And this computer room has lets say 20 computers all connected in a network to share files through a server computer. If one computer gets a worm, depending on the worm, it could spread through a number of the computers through the network. Worm: A type of virus that spreads through networks. Virus: Something that infects that one computer. Keylogger: Tracks whatever you type.

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