Friday, June 8, 2007

5 creatures that prowl the Internet

These creatures prowl the world wide web for various reasons.

  1. Spider- web crawler (also known as a Web spider or Web robot) is in search of information.
  2. Worm- a computer worm is a self-replicating computer program.
  3. Virus-A computer virus is a computer program that can copy itself and infect a computer without permission or knowledge of the user
  4. Bots- Internet bots, also known as web robots or simply bots, are software applications that run automated tasks over the internet.
  5. Humans of course.