Which of the following is true about the difference between a worm and a virus?

  • Worms can self propagate without attaching themselves to a host program while a virus cannot.
  • Viruses hide in the boot record while worms hide within the file system.
  • Worms are written into assembly while viruses are written with scripting languages.
  • Viruses disable the antivirus update service while worms kill the antivirus process.

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