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Malware (a portmanteau for malicious software) is any software intentionally designed to cause damage to a computer, server, client, or computer network.[1][2] By contrast, software that causes unintentional harm due to some deficiency is typically described as a software bug.[3] A wide variety of malware types exist, including computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, Ransomware, Spyware, Adware, rogue software, wiper and Scareware.