How to Make a Computer Virus

Since the first nefarious self-copying code appeared in 1986 Computer viruses have been causing your devices and computers sick. Some viruses can cause damage to your device, while others slow down your computer or even steal your data. In the majority of cases, if you act quickly, you can remove viruses from your device.

A virus is a part of software that, similar to a flu virus, can reproduce by attaching itself to files and programs then infecting them. They later, make copies of themselves. Once the virus has infected an application, it may be spread to other programs and devices that are connected to the same network. The viruses can cause all sorts of damage by stealing passwords and credit card information, deleting data, corrupting programs, and even completely taking over your system.

Depending on the type of virus, it might spread from one machine to another via text or email attachments, Internet file downloads, or through social media scam links. The virus can also infect smartphones and mobile devices by hiding inside of shady app downloads. Certain viruses are designed to be playful and are designed to cause enjoyment as well as others are designed for financial gain.

In many countries, creating and spreading computer viruses is a crime. If you’re interested about the process, you can learn to create a simple virus using Notepad and other tools. This isn’t for the faint of heart however it’s a fun way to test out your coding abilities. You’ll need to determine what the virus will do once it has infected the system. This could be anything from displaying messages to deleting or corrupting data and spamming contacts of your friends.

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