Ever since the first malicious self-copying software was released in 1986 Computer viruses have been causing your computers and devices sick. Some viruses can destroy your device, while others slow down your computer and steal your data. In most cases, if take action quickly, you can remove a virus from your device.
A virus is a part of code that, like the flu virus, can reproduce by attaching itself to files and programs then infecting them. They then produce copies of themselves. Once the virus has infected an application, it may be transmitted to other programs and devices connected to the same network. These viruses can cause any number of harm such as stealing passwords and credit card information or data, deleting it, corrupting programs, and even taking over your computer completely.
Depending on the kind of virus, it could be transmitted from one device to another through text and email attachments, Internet file downloads, or social media scam links. They can infect smartphones and mobile devices with shady applications. Some viruses are fun in intent and effect, while others were created with the intention of generating money.
The creation and spread of a virus is to be a crime in the majority of countries. But if you’re curious and want to know how to make a simple virus using Notepad and other tools. This is not for the faint of heart however it’s an enjoyable method to test your coding skills. It’s also important to decide what the virus will do once it has infected a system. This could be anything from displaying a warning message to deletion of data or causing corruption or even contacting the contacts lists of your friends.