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1

Virus

• Self-replicating
• Needs to be executed

2

Worm

• Self-replicating
• Self-propagating

3

Ransomeware

• Locks computer or encrypts data
• Requires payment in order to remove

4

Trojan

• Malicious software pretending to be something else

5

RAT

[Remote Access Trojan]
• Backdoor