How to Make a Computer Virus

Since 1986 the year that the first malicious code that copies itself was released computer viruses have rendered your devices and computers sick. Some of them can brick your devices, while others can cause slowdowns or even theft of your data. In most cases, you can remove a virus from your device if you act fast.

A virus is a part or program that, like to a flu virus, is able to reproduce itself by attaching to files and programs and infecting them. Then, it creates copies of itself. When a virus is infected by a program, it spreads to other devices and programs attached to the same networking. These viruses can cause a variety of damage. They can take credit and passwords or erase data, corrupt programs, or even take over your entire system.

Depending on the type of virus, it could be spread from one device to another through text and attachments to emails, Internet file downloads, or even social media scam links. These viruses can infect smartphones and mobile devices with malicious apps. Some viruses have a playful intent and are designed to make fun while others are created for financial gain.

Creating and spreading a virus is considered to be a crime in the majority of countries. If you’re interested in learning how to make a virus, you can do it with Notepad and other tools. This isn’t for the faint-hearted, but it is an enjoyable method to test your coding skills. You’ll also need to decide what the virus will do after it’s infected. It could range from displaying a warning to deleting data or corrupting it, and even spamming the list of contacts of your acquaintances.

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