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internet worm

  an undesired software program created to copy itself between computers via the Internet — typically harmful
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internet worm computer worm
Note that while a computer virus attaches itself to other executable code, a worm is self-contained and does not need to be part of another program to propagate itself.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   internet worm , computer virus [8] , database [2] , browser [7] , computer virus [8] , debug [8] , hyperlink [8]
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