Over the years, the definition of the term “virus” has become quite broad and tends to create confusion in the marketplace. When people discuss what is actually “malware,” they incorrectly use the word “virus.” Malware is something very different — it typically includes adware, spyware, keyloggers, and even fake antivirus software. While malware has existed in one form or another since the 1970s, it has evolved over the decades to become what is essentially the malicious boots on the ground in a 21st Century cyberwar, between Cybersoldiers. Malware is the new malevolent Cybersoldier.
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