malware

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of malicious +‎ software.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmæl.weə(ɹ)/
  • Hyphenation: mal‧ware

Noun[edit]

malware (usually uncountable, plural malwares)

  1. (computing) Software which has been designed to operate in a malicious, undesirable manner.
    Hyponyms: see Thesaurus:malware
    • 2020 October 19, “U.S. Charges Russian Intelligence Officers in Major Cyberattacks”, in New York Times[1]:
      In a follow-up attack that hit Kyiv’s power grid a year later, the suspects used a second piece of malware, called Industroyer, to cut power for an hour, the indictment said. The malware, according to experts, posed one of the greatest digital threats to critical infrastructure since Stuxnet, the computer attack by the United States and Israel that took out Iran’s uranium centrifuges in 2009.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English malware.

Noun[edit]

malware m

  1. (computing) malware
    Synonym: škodlivý software

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English malware.

Noun[edit]

malware (singular definite ?, plural indefinite malware)

  1. (computing) malware (software developed to harm a computer system)
    Synonym: skadelig software

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English malware.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑl.ʋɛːr/ (usually pronounced in a way approximating the English)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mal‧ware

Noun[edit]

malware m (uncountable)

  1. malware

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English malware.

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malware m (plural malwares)

  1. (computing) malware (software developed to harm a computer system)
    Synonyms: maliciel, logiciel malveillant, logiciel nuisible (rare), pourriciel (rare)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English malware.

Noun[edit]

malware m (uncountable)

  1. (computing) malware (software developed to harm a computer system)
    Synonym: software dannoso

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English malware.

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Noun[edit]

malware m (plural malwares)

  1. (computer security) malware (software developed to harm a computer system)
    Synonym: software malicioso

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English malware.

Noun[edit]

malware n (plural (rare) malware-uri)

  1. (computing) malware
    Synonyms: software rău intenționat, software dăunător (rare)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English malware.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmalweɾ/, [ˈma.lweɾ]

Noun[edit]

malware m (plural malwares)

  1. (computing) malware (software developed to harm a computer system)
    Synonym: software malicioso

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English malware.

Noun[edit]

malware

  1. (computing) malware (software developed to harm a computer system)

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