The grad student who created the world’s first malware and brought the internet to its knees Posted on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 at 5:37 am. PTWritten by Dave Mark A fascinating bit of history, nice read for a Sunday morning. Wayne Williams So he worked with Al Gore? Wayne Williams 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 Jerk Steven Fisher It’s interesting how even years later, people can’t agree if he was over-prosecuted or deserves a pardon.