Is your software malicious?

Which of these would best describe a category of malicious software that is able to spread without any type of human interaction?

A) Virus

B) Worm

C) Trojan Horse

D) Spyware

E) The thing that steals my odd sock

The answer: B) Worm

A worm uses automated capabilities of your operating system to automatically replicate itself between computers. No human intervention is needed!

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