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Malicious software or piece of code loaded onto a computer device without the user’s knowledge. It is designed to cause havoc on the device, and is also often designed to spread from one computer device to another

Computer viruses are transmitted in many modes, including via email spam. This is why spam filtering investing in a good spam filtering solution for your business is important beyond just having one installed on a local device antivirus solutions. Educating users on their role in preventing the spread of computer viruses and other spam received via email is also an important step in minimizing the risks associated with computer viruses.