Trojan horse (computin)

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In computin, Trojan horse, or Trojan, is ony maleecious computer program which is uised tae hack intae a computer bi misleadin uisers o its true intent. The term is derived frae the Auncient Greek story o the widden horse that wis uised tae help Greek truips invade the ceety o Troy bi stealth.[1][2][3][4][5]

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