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A Pakistani invented the world’s first PC virus

Posted in History, Technology by Dr Mohammad Al-Ubaydli on April 9, 2007

From a recent Red Herring article about security software:

1986: The first PC virus, Brain, affects computers. Originating from Pakistan, Brain infects some 360,000 floppy disks. By the end of the year, three more viruses had been written.

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