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Viruses, Trojan Horses, Worms, etc - differences

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Friends,

I've always wondered what the differences are between all of the widely-talked about (and probably overhyped) computer "sicknesses"

I was hoping someone who knows could possibly compare and contrast between virus, trojan horse, worm, and whatever else is supposed to be out there!

Regards.
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if you are intrerested in knowing about Trojan Horse story then for more information about trojan horse and its story http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trojan_War
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