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The polymorphic virus mutates every time it copies itself, and encryption codes determine the different forms of the viruses.
The polymorphic virus avoids detection by mutating itself each time it infects a new program; each mutated infection is capable of performing the same tasks as its parent, yet it may look entirely different.
A polymorphic virus hides itself from scanners by changing its appearance in each infected file.

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