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Twenty Years of Worms

Posted By On November 4, 2008 @ 11:25 PM In Security Help | Comments Disabled

Twenty Years of Worms

You may not know it, but just yesterday, we celebrated a very sad milestone in the world of computing. On November 2, 1988, the first Internet based worm was released to the public. The worm wasn’t really intended to do any damage, as it was just there to try and find out how many computers were using the Internet. If only they were all that harmless!

As you all know, worms have become a daily threat for many computer technicians and home users. For 20 years, they have been bothering us and they probably will for many more to come. Everyone should use this holiday to stop and check for worms and other viruses that may be looming around on your computer. I know I’m going to. Until next time, stay safe out there, my friends!

~ Gary


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