Tuesday, February 15, 2011

ILOVEYOU Virus

A Computer Virus is a program that can copy itself and infect a computer without the permission or knowledge of the user.

One of the most popular computer virus in the history is the ILOVEYOU virus or Love Bug. 
ILOVEYOU was one of a computer worm that infected millions of Windows computer around the world beginning in May 4, 2000. ILOVEYOU virus spread through e-mails with the subject line “ILOVEYOU” and exploited both technical vulnerabilities and human behavior. After infecting a computer, it sent copies of itself to every contact found in the infected computer’s address book. ILOVEYOU was notable both for the widespread mischief it caused as well as the mainstream media attention it received. Onel de Guzman, the suspected authors of the program were arrested in the Philippines, only to be released when authorities discovered the country lacked any computer security laws under which they could be charged.

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2 comments:

  1. The logo fits in the topic hahaha

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  2. One of the most popular computer virus in the history.. great whom create it.

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