Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun computer_virus

1 sense of computer virus

Sense 1
virus, computer virus -- (a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer; "a true virus cannot spread to another computer without human assistance")
       => malevolent program -- (a computer program designed to have undesirable or harmful effects)

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