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The same knowledge and tools that will enable scientists to make great strides in cancer and heart disease can also empower a bio-terrorist to create a bio-engineered biological virus that would be much deadlier than an atomic bomb,' he added.
A computer virus passes from computer to computer like a biological virus passes from person to person.
In computer security terminology, a virus is a piece of program code that, by analogy with a biological virus, makes copies or spreads by attaching itself to a host, often damaging the host in the process.