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Windows 7: The computer virus turns 26 today

10 Nov 2009   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
The computer virus turns 26 today

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The Internet may be 40 years old, but one of the most infamous aspects of both the Web and personal computing in general is quite a bit younger. It was 26 years ago when the first known proof of concept code for a computer virus was demonstrated in a public venue, following up on theories and other attempts to produce self-replicating code.
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11 Nov 2009   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Happy Birthday Virus.
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11 Nov 2009   #3
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Happy birthday, self replicating code.

Computer life would be far less interesting without you.
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11 Nov 2009   #4
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Happy birthday, self replicating code.

Computer life would be far less interesting without you.
+1.
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11 Nov 2009   #5
Creer

Windows 7 Home Premium x32 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Anti-virus software and crapware was soon to follow.

I wonder when the first malware anti-virus app was distributed.
Probably it was in 1987 and the app called Bernt Fix or polish AV software (released also in 1987): MKS_Vir (Antivirus software - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia )
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