A computer virus is a type of malicious software, it can take on many forms. from a fake antivirus software to a trojan.

There are 3 critical stages to a virus

The infection

The payload

The execution phase

The infection stage starts when the user getting the virus installs the virus on the target's computer

The payload activates when the infection mechanism executes the virus

The execution starts when the payload is released.
Guy 1: *installs a virus*

Antivirus: You have a virus.

Guy 1: removes the virus

Guy 1: learns to never install computer viruses from phishy websites
by pejafme February 2, 2019
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1.) Any program on your computer that reproduces its code
2.) Any program on your computer that completely fucks it up and disables its ability to work properly
3.) A said program that you probably got when you opened an e-mail you didn't know who it was from or downloaded something that you didn't know what it was
4.) Windows
Person 1: My computer keeps crashing, I think it has a virus.
Person 2: Did you open any emails you recieved from a stranger?
1: No.
2: Did you download any strange files?
1: No.
2: Are you running Windows?
1: Yes.
by Definition DemonX October 9, 2004
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If someone speaks like a robot, they're a homeless computer virus.
If they move like an animatronic, they are also a homeless computer virus.
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DUDE HE'S A HOMELESS COMPUTER VIRUS
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today is the one day a year that it’s absolutely needed for you to get a computer virus on your computer
November 19 is National Computer virus day! it’s my favorite day because I get an excuse to put horrible virus on my computer and I can’t get in trouble with my mom!
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This is what you hear before the Indian scammer starts to fix your computer but actually steals $11,000 from you.
John: "Hello, is this Microsoft tech support?"
Scammer: "Hello, your computer has virus."
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A type of person that tries to convince you that you have a virus and scammer makes it look like you "overpaid" for his "services" tries to guilt trip you to sending them tens of thousands of dollars
HELLO THIS IS DAVE FROM MICROSOFT !\

Yes, hi dave, my name is bob.

HELLO BOB, YOUR COMPUTER HAS VIRUS!
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