What are the types of Malware?

Malware is a short form derived from the two words Malicious Software. It can cause damage to individual PCs or PCs connected to a network. 

There are different types of malware which are categorized based on the attack mechanism and the purpose of attacks. They are

  1. Virus
  2. Trojan Virus
  3. Adware
  4. Ransomware
  5. Worms

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