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A Brief History of Malware

 
 
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A Brief History of Malware

1947: A Bug is Born. Grace Murray Hopper, a researcher at Harvard, notes a system failure and finds a moth trapped in relay panels.
Coping with the tangle of viruses, worms, Trojan Horses and rootkits that infest today's IT environment is no simple task - and threats are growing more sophisticated every day. Here's a look at how malware has evolved and how it has changed the stakes for enterprises large and small.
 
 
Samuel Greengard is a freelance writer for Baseline.
 
 
 

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