How to Make a Computer Virus

Since 1986 when the first hacked self-copying program was introduced into computers virus has caused all sorts of problems. They can cause slowdowns to the machine and corrupt data, display humorous or political messages steal personal information such as credit card numbers or phone numbers, passwords and bank accounts, and spam the user’s email addresses and email addresses, or even make the machine inaccessible.

A virus is a code that binds itself to other files or programs that infect them, then remains hidden until the affected software is executed. Typically, a virus starts infecting the host program and then spreads to other programs and files, often via e mail. A virus that is successful can cause a lot of damage and destruction over a short period of time.

A virus’ creation requires patience and experience, but anyone who is interested in computer programming can learn how to make viruses. You can make a virus to find out about a programming language or as a joke. Creating a virus can also be a good way to test the efficacy of an antivirus scanner.

This article will demonstrate how to create a basic computer virus using Python. The same procedure can also be used with any other programming language. Python is a great programming language for beginners because it’s relatively easy to master. Other programming languages that can be compiled, are typically preferred by viruses due to their operation at the lower levels and are therefore more efficient.

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