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Nov. 10, 1983: Computer ‘Virus’ Is Born

Postby sunnyd » Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:53 am

http://www.wired.com/thisdayintech/2009/11/1110fred-cohen-first-computer-virus

1983: Fred Cohen, a University of Southern California graduate student, gives a prescient peek at the digital future when he demonstrates a computer virus during a security seminar at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. A quarter-century later, computer viruses have become a pandemic for which there’s no inoculation.
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