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1988

Morris worm

Morris Worm[manual_related_posts]23 year old Robert T. Morris, the son of a computer security expert for the National Security Agency, sends a nondestructive worm through the Internet causing major problems for days for about 6,000 of the 60,000 hosts linked to the network. This is the first worm to have a major effect on real-world computer […]

Morris worm

1988

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23 year old Robert T. Morris, the son of a computer security expert for the National Security Agency, sends a nondestructive worm through the Internet causing major problems for days for about 6,000 of the 60,000 hosts linked to the network. This is the first worm to have a major effect on real-world computer systems, and publicizes the importance of network security.

23 year old Robert T. Morris, the son of a computer security expert for the National Security Agency, sends a nondestructive worm through the Internet causing major problems for days for about 6,000 of the 60,000 hosts linked to the network. This is the first worm to have a major effect on real-world computer systems, and publicizes the importance of network security.