20th Anniversary of the Computer Virus
Today is the 20th Anniversary of the oldest computer virus known: the Brain virus.
It was a boot sector virus, and spread via infected floppy disks.
EDITED TO ADD (1/19): F-Secure has some amusing comments.
EDITED TO ADD (1/30): As many people pointed out, Brain is not the first computer virus. It's the first PC virus.
Posted on January 19, 2006 at 9:53 AM • 23 Comments