What do all those security terms mean?

Question What do all those security terms mean? Malware, worms, viruses, trojan horses, spyware, adware, rootkits. Answer Malware, short for malicious software, is software designed to secretly access a computer system without the owner’s informed consent. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, dishonest adware, scareware, crimeware, most rootkits, and other malicious and unwanted … Read moreWhat do all those security terms mean?