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viruses in linux/unix


Interesting article on viruses in Linux/UNIX. It reminded me of something that I had forgotten: the first worm (a.k.a "mostly harmless" --to quote Douglas Adams-- networked virus) ever launched was a UNIX worm, in 1988, and it could also be argued that it was the first virus to be globally effective.

Categories: technology
Posted by diego on July 9 2003 at 8:14 AM

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