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Explanation and Examples of Malicious Software

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Perform an Internet search and locate examples of the five different types of malicious software (malware):

Trojan horse
Virus
Logic bomb
Worm
Applet

Explain how each type compromises a system. How can these different types of malware be stopped?

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This solution distinguishes different types of malicious software including trojan horses, viruses, logic bombs, worms and applets. There are examples of each of these malicious software.

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