The grad student who created the world’s first malware and brought the internet to its knees

A fascinating bit of history, nice read for a Sunday morning.

  • So he worked with Al Gore?

  • Actually, upon reading the article, I realized that we are all safe. The worm is on a 3.5″ floppy. Nobody has those anymore. Nothing to see here, move along.

  • Billy Razzle


  • It’s interesting how even years later, people can’t agree if he was over-prosecuted or deserves a pardon.