Malware

Malware (or malicious software) is software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without the owner’s informed consent. The expression is a general term used by computer professionals to mean a variety of forms of hostile, intrusive or annoying software or program code. The term “computer virus” is sometimes used as a catch-all phrase to include all types of malware including true viruses.

Software is considered malware based on the perceived intent of the creator rather than any particular features. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, most rootkits, spyware, dishonest adware, crimeware and other malicious and unwanted software. Malware is not the same as defective software or software which has a legitimate purpose but contains harmful bugs.

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There are currently 802 articles listed on malware.

Name Threat Level Detection Count Date
Rvuhq.exe September 9, 2011
Sandworm 7/10 0 October 31, 2014
Sanny 7/10 0 December 12, 2012
SECUREUPDATE July 11, 2019
Security_cleaner.exe June 27, 2013
security_scanner.exe March 5, 2013
SecurityRisk.Ariskkey June 2, 2010
SecurityRisk.LophtCrack!rem January 26, 2011
SecurityRisk.PasswordRevealer July 7, 2010
SecurityRisk.SRunner 2/10 53 December 1, 2010
Seres.exe October 12, 2009
Shamoon 7/10 0 August 17, 2012
Shellbot Botnet November 6, 2018
Sibhost Exploit Kit 7/10 0 July 3, 2013
Siesta 7/10 0 April 17, 2014
Sihost December 6, 2019
Silence July 26, 2019
SilentTrinity July 9, 2019
Silex June 28, 2019
Skeleton Key Malware 8/10 0 February 20, 2015
Skidmap September 17, 2019
Skimer July 1, 2019
SLoad April 29, 2019
Smad.exe February 2, 2012
SoakSoak 7/10 0 February 20, 2015

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