HyperDic: malevolent_program

English > 1 sense of the expression malevolent program:
NOUNcommunicationmalevolent programa computer program designed to have undesirable or harmful effects
English > malevolent program: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA computer program designed to have undesirable or harmful effects.
Narrowerlogic bomb, slag codeA set of instructions inserted into a program that are designed to execute (or 'explode') if a particular condition is satisfied
trojan, trojan horseA program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful
virus, computer virusA software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer
wormA software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network
Broaderprogram, programme, computer program, computer programme(computer science) a sequence / sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
Spanishmalware
Catalanmalware

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