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How to Make a Computer Virus

Since 1986 when the first malware code that copies itself was released computer viruses have rendered your computers and devices sick. Some of them can brick your devices, and others slow down or steal your data. In most cases, if you react quickly, you will be able to get rid of the virus from your device.

A virus is a piece or program that, like as a flu-like virus, can reproduce itself by attaching itself to programs and files and infecting them. Then, it makes copies of itself. When a virus is infected by an application, it spreads to other devices and programs linked to the same networking. These viruses can cause all sorts of damage. They can take passwords and credit cards, delete data, corrupt software, or even completely take over your system.

Depending on the kind of virus, it might spread from one machine to another through text and email attachments, Internet file downloads, or social media scam links. Viruses can even infect smartphones and mobile devices through being hidden within shady app downloads. Certain viruses have a fun-focused intent and are created to create enjoyment, while others are designed for financial gain.

In most countries, generating and spreading a computer virus is a crime. If you’re curious about how to create a virus you can try using Notepad and other tools. It’s not for those who aren’t confident however it’s a fascinating way to test your coding skills. You’ll need a plan for what the virus will do after it has infected the system. It could range from displaying a red alert to deletion of data or causing corruption and even sending out spam messages to the contacts of your friends.

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