Since 1986 when the first malware code that copies itself was released computer viruses have rendered your computers and devices sick. Some can brick your device, while others could slow down your system or steal your data. In most cases you can get a virus off your device if you act quickly.
A virus is a type of piece or programming that, similar to a flu virus, can reproduce itself by attaching itself to programs and files and infecting them. Then, it creates copies of itself. When a virus infects the program, it propagates to other devices and programs connected to the same networking. These viruses can do any number of harm by stealing passwords and credit card information and deleting data, as well as damaging programs, and completely taking over your system.
Viruses can be transmitted from one computer to the next via email and text attachments. They can also be spread through Internet downloads of files or social media scams. The virus can infect smartphones and mobile devices via fraudulent apps. Some viruses are playful in both intent and effect while others were developed with financial gain in mind.
In the case of spreading and creating a virus, it is considered a crime in most countries click reference. If you’re interested in knowing how to make a virus, you can do it with Notepad and other tools. This isn’t for the faint of heart however it’s an enjoyable method to test your coding skills. You’ll need to decide what the virus will do after it has infected the system. This can range from displaying an error message, to deleting or corrupting data or even spamming contacts of your friends.