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Replicate

To duplicate, copy, or repeat; to reproduce in the likeness of the original.
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For example, the Code Red worm replicated itself over 250,000 times in approximately nine hours on July 19, 2001.
In an attempt to make their own internet chatroom more secure, Andrew Harvey and Jordan Bradley used a computer virus which then replicated itself and affected thousands of computers in various parts of the world.
Using a computer virus that replicated itself and infected thousands of computers worldwide, it gave members of the gang the ability to access the infected computers - in one case the worm opened up credit card details of 38,000 customers of an American Company.