Q9. What are worms? Explain with Examples?

Ans. A worm is a program that harms the computer and destroys data stored in it. A computer is a Self-replicating program that uses the network to send its copy from one computer to another. Worms are considered more harmful than viruses because they rely less (or not at all) on human behavior to spread themselves. Computer worms spread much more rapidly than computer virus. Some examples of computer worms are as follows:

  1. MS-Blaster
  2. Sasser worm
  3. SQL Slammer worm
  4. Blaster worm
  5. Melissa worm
  6. Sobig worm
  7. Mydoom worm

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