Compact Disc Recordable

Compact Disc Recordable definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): CD-R

Definition(s): A CD that can be written on only once but read many times.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-88 Rev. 1

Synonym(s): Worm
A self-replicating, self-propagating, self-contained program that uses networking mechanisms to spread itself. See malicious code.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 A self-replicating program that propagates itself through a network onto other computer systems without requiring a host program or any user intervention to replicate.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-28 Version 2 A computer program or algorithm that replicates itself over a computer network and usually performs malicious actions.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-47 A computer program that can run independently, can propagate a complete working version of itself onto other hosts on a network, and may consume computer resources destructively.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2


reference: CSRC Glossary