ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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WORM

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Worm

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.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

See also: Bomb Trojan Horse Virus

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