Computer virus is a program that replicates by reproducing itself or infecting other computer programs by modifying them. Infecting computer programs can include as well, data files, or the "boot" sector of the hard drive. There are a lot of types of computer viruses: from trojans and spyware that trying to steal your personal information, to more seriouse ones that could make your device unusable by breaking important system files of the operation system or crypting information that's important for you in order to get a ransom from you. To protect yourself you can use an anti-virus software and be more vigilant when you recieve links or files from people you don't know well.
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