Chris Johnson, Index
- The `Internet' worm:
- Robert T. Morris, Jnr;
- introverted student;
- damage estimated at $10,000,000.
``It's now 3.45am on Wednesday 3 November 1988.
I'm tired so don't believe everything that follows...
Apparently, there is a massive attack on UNIX systems
going on right now... this may be a system wide problem.
Symptom: hundreds of thousands of jobs.''
(Cliff Stoll, dockmaster.arpa)
- Convicted, Fraud & Abuse Act, 1986:
- guilty of `stealing' computer time;
- Virus Eradication Act, 1990;
- no virus, didn't attack programs.