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What is a computer worm and how does it spread?

A computer worm is a form of malware, just like its more notorious cousin, the virus.
Where a worm differs from a virus is that it typically doesn’t infect or manipulate files on its own.
Instead, it simply clones itself over and over again and spreads via a network (say, the Internet, a local area network at home, or a company’s intranet) to other systems where it continues to replicate itself.

What is a computer worm and how does it spread?

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Windows 10 virtualization available from Microsoft cloud partners starting this Fall
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Microsoft releases first Windows Server 2016 Insider preview test build
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Microsoft to close Surface Hub manufacturing facility; cut 124 jobs
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Microsoft to add three more apps to its Office 365 Business Premium cloud service
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Microsoft wraps cloud subscription services into new Microsoft 365 bundles
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Microsoft Azure Stack is ready to order from Dell EMC, HPE, and Lenovo
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Some new Surface Pro users reporting hibernation problems
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Microsoft changes behavior of OneDrive on non-NTFS drives
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