Wank

Updated: 01/31/2019 by Computer Hope

Wank may refer to any of the following:

1. Short for Worms Against Nuclear Killers, WANK is a computer worm, first detected in 1989, that attacked DEC VMS computers over DECnet protocols. The worm contained the political message "You talk of times of peace for all, and then prepare for war." which displayed after the computer was infected. The worm also went through a series of messages falsely indicating it was deleting files. However, the worm was capable of changing .COM files to create new and modify existing accounts with a different, randomly generated password.

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2. Wank is a slang term for masturbation.

3. Wank is a term used to describe a person or object that is bad, obscene, or offensive.

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