A computer worm can be much more harmful to your computer than a computer is to your body.
The computer worm was first invented by a graduate student at Cornell University who wanted the people to know the security flaws in their computers.
The Morris worm infected several UNIX computers, and they were rendered unusable until the worm was removed. While it cost the creator of the worm a penalty of 1000USD, a worm attack on your computer can prove to be much more costly.
The worm can infect your computer and replicate itself, disrupting internet traffic. It also sends itself to other computers connected to your network and causes DDOS(Distributed Denial Of Service) issues.It is recommended to activate a firewall and install a worm removal antivirus application to keep worms away.
Follow these methods to remove a computer worm from your PC.
There are many applications available to remove computer worms from desktop and laptop PCs. You can use a proprietary antivirus worm removal from your computer OS manufacturer to remove the worm. Some applications, such as Avast and Malwarebytes have been effective in the past for computer worm removal.
Worms spread from computer to computer without the need for a user to perform an action.
If your Android device shows telltale signs of a worm infection, such as slow opening/closing of apps, pop-up ads, battery drain, unexplained data usage, etc., it is recommended to remove the worm immediately.
A computer worm is capable of hiding in your computer from an antivirus. It typically hides within the system recovery files.To ensure that they are not hidden from antiviruses when attempting to remove them from your PC, follow these steps.