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malice

The intentional doing of a wrongful act without just cause or excuse, with an intent to inflict an injury, or under circumstances that the law will imply as an evil intent.

malice

(măl′ĭs) [L. malus, bad]
Desire or intent to harm someone or to see others suffer.
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Google hangouts and Gmail had also been affected, he added in the post, which provided a detailed breakdown of how the malicious software targeted and exploited iPhone vulnerabilities.
Abdul Yunus also said he strongly believed that there was a mastermind behind the malicious conspiracy and that the individual had been used by certain quarters to tarnish his image and integrity as an exco member.
When screened for active malicious codes following download, the research found 7,426 potentially dangerous applications.
Once a user opens the malicious file, it launches the browser.
While the vast majority of malicious code discovered on torrent websites is usually spread through newly set up user accounts (seeders), PirateMatryoshka malware is spread using established seeders with no known history of malicious activity.
Through this, we have found that malicious code is scalable to adapt quickly to various environments and it is using success cases in existing environment.
South Carolina courts have not specifically addressed the favorable termination element of a malicious prosecution claim arising out of a civil proceeding.
These apps dropped a malicious payload, which is known as banking malware Anubis.
The global outbreak in malicious cryptocurrency mining that unfolded in 2018 saw the number of attacks increase by more than 83%, with over five million users attacked online in the first three quarters of the year, compared to 2.7 million over the same period in 2017.
A false fire alarm is considered malicious when a person calls 999 to report a fire or triggers an alarm knowing full well there is no actual fire.
"There is no truth" to claims in the story that Apple found malicious chips in its servers in 2015, the said in a statement.