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

 
 
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W32.Nimda. was a double-threat, operating as a hybrid between a virus and a worm. Like Code Red, it attempted to take over Microsoft IIS systems by utilizing known security holes in the Web server. However, while Code Red used only one security hole, W32.
 
The last few years have seen no shortage of viruses and worms. Here's a not-so-fond look back.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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