worm

What is worm?

worm meaning An independent program which can travel from computer to computer across network connections replicating itself in each computer. They do not change other programs, but compromise a computer system through their impact on system performance. See: bomb, trojan horse, virus.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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Worm

What is Worm?

Worm is A type of gear on which the teeth resemble large threads.

 

source: www.autozone.com

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