Friday, July 23, 2010

Adware vs Spyware vs Trojan vs Worm

This is a simple explanation:

Adware is a online advertisement, and have "no data steal" characteristic.
Spyware is same with Adware, with "data steal" characteristic
Trojan is stealth scripts but have no "reproduce themselves" capabilities.
Worm is like a trojan, with "reproduce themselves" capabilities. In other word in more vicious than trojan

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