Comparing Malwares :: Viruses, Worms, and Trojans :

Propagation Mechanism = the way malware objects spread

1998 TWM worm infected 10% internet

2010 Stuxnet the iran nuclear plant crossed the virtual/physical barrier

malware payloads : adware, spyware PUP potentially unwanted programs, ransomware e.g wannacry / cryptolocker , cryptomalware to mine

backdoors / logic bombs 2014 samsung backdoor remote access to data / qualifying an event to execute 2003 south korea logic bomb or friday 13th logic bomb

advanced malwares : rootkits fileless viruses