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.



  • http://www.sk1wbw.wordpress.com/ Wayne Williams

    So he worked with Al Gore?

  • http://www.sk1wbw.wordpress.com/ 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

  • http://tewha.net/ Steven Fisher

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