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The First Computer Virus

In 1971, Bob Thomas at BBN Technologies created a self-replicating program, designed to infect servers on ARPANET, the precursor to the internet.

Allegedly named after the Scooby Doo villain, the Creeper Virus infected the remote systems and displayed the message  59 more words


Virus infection

Just a quick thing just in case the computer goes to hell from here to not so far away.
I got a notification that said the virus called Zeus, what the fuck with the name of the… 201 more words

My Thoughts

Why Computer Hackers Invade Health-Care Providers

Last year the dizzying news of a computer hack at MedStar Health, one of the largest medical providers in the Baltimore/Washington area, forced the organization to shut down most of its online operations. 968 more words

Password Mania!

We’ve detected suspicious activity on your account.

This phrase and its variations can strike fear into a person’s heart in ways that few others can. Is someone reading your e-mails? 431 more words


Talk on IT security reminds us to stay safe online

Yesterday evening we attended a networking evening of the Lightwater Business Association at Randalls Coffee Bar in the village square. Me to listen to Terry Galvin of… 130 more words

Crime & Policing

How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware

Meet the new hostage crisis: “Ransomware,” which involves using malicious software to hold people’s computer files for ransom.

The scam has become one of… 844 more words


Researchers Store Full Computer Operating System on DNA

Proving that everything old is new again, researchers are now storing data on the oldest information storage solution there is: DNA.

A pair of researchers at… 264 more words

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