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Which of these security threats is designed to replicate itself without any user intervention?

A) Computer virus

B) Worm

C) Phishing

D) Rootkit

E) My replicator is a bit slower than most

The answer: B) Worm

One of the distinguishing characteristics of a worm is its ability to jump between systems and spread infection without the need of any human intervention.

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