The Most Famous (or Infamous) Viruses and Worms of All Time - MICHELANGELO

 
 
By eWEEK Labs  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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In 1991, the world waited and watched for the Michelangelo virus, a time bomb that bombed. Set to deploy on March 6 (Michelangelos birthday), the virus was designed to overwrite critical drive sectors, but it did little damage in reality.
 
The last few years have seen no shortage of viruses and worms. Here's a not-so-fond look back.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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