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Unified Name for Computer Threats?

Is there a single name that unifies these computer threats into a single group: malware, junkware, grayware, adware, spyware...? All of them separately sound too confusing.

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The only generic term that I've seen used is 'malicious software' it sort of applies to all the different types of 'baddies' out there.

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