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

 
 
By eWEEK Labs  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The last few years have seen no shortage of viruses and worms. Here's a not-so-fond look back.
 
 
 
Named after a lap dancer in Florida, the 1999 Melissa worm is considered the first destructive mass-mailer targeting Microsoft customers. The worm was programmed to spread via Microsoft Word- and Outlook-based systems, and the infection rate was startling
The Most Famous (or Infamous) Viruses and Worms of All Time - MELISSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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