MAJOR WORST COMPUTER VIRUS
Year Computer           Description
     Virus Name
1971 Creeper            This is noted as possibly the first ever computer virus. It infected computers on ARPANET.
1982 Elk Cloner         Despite Apple"s marketing that their systems are less prone to viruses that was not always the
                        case. Notable as possible the first personal computer virus, Elk Cloner infected the boot sector of
                        Apple II floppies.
1988 The       Morris   The grandfather of computer worms, the Morris worm infected Unix systems and was notable for
     Internet Worm      its "accidental" virulence.
1999 Melissa            The Melissa virus is notable because it is a Word macro virus. It cleverly spread via e-mails sent
                        to contacts from the infected users" address books.
2000 ILOVEYOU           One of the most widespread and rapidly spreading viruses ever, the ILOVEYOU virus spread via
                        e-mail, posing as an executable attachment sent by a friend from the target"s contact list.
2001 Code Red           Code Red was a computer worm observed on the Internet on July 13, 2001. It attacked computers
                        running Microsoft"s IIS web server.
2001 Nimda              Nimda is a computer worm, also a file infector. It quickly spread, surpassing the economic damage
                        caused by previous outbreaks such as Code Red. Nimda utilized several types of propagation
                        technique and this caused it to become the Internet’s most widespread virus/worm within 22
                        minutes.
2003 SQL Slammer        This tiny virus infected servers running Microsoft"s SQL Server Desktop Engine, and was very fast
                        to spread.
2003 Blaster            Blaster exploited a Windows operating system vulnerability and let users know of its presence with
                        a system shutdown warning.
2004 Sasser             Sasser exploited a buffer overflow and spread by connecting to port 445 on networked Windows
                        systems. The chaos caused was possibly the worst ever, as systems restarted or crashed.
        NOTABLE FOUNDERS RELATED COMPUTER AND INTERNET
           Technical Products or                                        Founder
       Company related CS and IT
     Adobe Systems                        Charles Geschke and John Warnock
     Amazon.com                           Jeff Bezos
     Apple Inc.                           Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne
     eBay Inc.                            Pierre Omidyar
     Email                                Shiva Ayyadurai
     Facebook                             Mark Zuckerberg
     Flipkart                             Rahul Borchate and Binny Bansal
     Google                               Larry Page and Sergey Brin
     HCL                                  Arjun Malhotra and Shiv Nadar
     Hewlett-Packard (HP)                 Bill Hewlett, Dave Packard
     IBM                                  Thomas J. Watson, Charles Ranlett Flint
     Infosys                              Narayan Murthy, Nandan Nilekani, Raghavan, S. Gopalakrishnan
                                          and S.D. Shibulal
     Intel                                Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce
     Lenovo                               Liu Chuanzhi
     LG Electronics                       In-Hwoi Koo
     Micromax                             Rahul Sharma, Vikas Jain, Sumeet Arora and Rajesh Agarwal
     Microsoft                            Bill Gates, Paul Allen
     Nokia                                Fredrik Idestam and Leo Mechelin
     Oracle Corporation                   Larry Ellison, Bob Miner, Ed Oates
     Samsung                              Lee Byung-chul
     SAP SE                               Dietmar Hopp, Hans-Werner Hector, Hasso Plattner, Klaus Tschira
                                          and Claus Wellenreuther
     Snapdeal                             Kunal Bahl & Rohit Bansal
     Sony                                 Akio Morita and Masaru Ibuka
     Symantec                             Gary Hendrix
     Tata Consultancy Services            J.R.D Tata
     Tech Mahindra                        Anand Mahindra
     Twitter                              Biz Stone, Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey
     Wikipedia                            Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger
     Wipro                                M.H. Premji
     World Wide Web                       Tim Berners-Lee
     Yahoo                                Jerry Yang and David Filo
     YouTube                              Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim
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