Malware That Changed The World

Malware, contrary to what you may believe, is not a by-product of the internet age; it has been around for much longer than that.

I myself remember my school days and how some of my classmates would try to spread viruses around the network using 5.25″ floppy disks.

Oh those were the days.

The internet has, of course, made the spreading of malware much easier and quicker.

Nowadays there are possibly millions of pieces of new and harmful code written every day and, whilst all of them can be dangerous, they tend not to gain much notoriety because of the sheer volume that is out there.

It was not always like that though – when the internet first began there were some threats that achieved a high level of infamy and you can read about them all by clicking through the links below –