Computer Viruses and Malware [YardBoy]
Advances in Information Security, Vol. 22
Malware (a combination of the words malicious and software) is software code designed to infiltrate and/or damage a computer system without the owner's knowledge. Sometimes people use the term computer virus" interchangeably with the term malware. Surveys report that 95 per cent of people use antivirus software, but infections remain common.