What is Malicious Code?

The software can be hacked by using various methods like injection attack, clickjacking, injecting malicious code, and various other methods. These hacking methods destroy a website or software completely and are harmful to an organization in multiple ways. It reveals an organization’s confidential data, user’s credential information, details of the core files, and many such things. Hence, the organization should be aware of the security of the website and the steps taken for its security.

What is a Malicious Code?

A malicious code is a code injected to destroy a web script or a software system. The code performs unintended functions, breaches security, and results in undesired forms. This ruins the reputation of the organization and defames it among regular visitors. It can be injected due to the presence of backdoors and vulnerabilities in the web script. Few examples of malicious code consist of a computer virus, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, spyware, adware, and backdoor programs. It can also enter the software by clicking on infected websites, bad link or an attachment.  

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