The 10 Worst Computer Viruses of Modern Times

Computer viruses, worms and malware are an unfortunate reality of our modern, tech-dependent culture and they have been constantly churned out by cyber criminals since computers first started to see mass adoption.

Luckily for us, there are huge enterprises completely devoted to finding viruses and software vulnerability before they hit the open market to try and keep you and I safe.

This infographic is from 5u IT Support who offer IT services in Nottingham. It details ten of the worst computer viruses that have hit our computers over the last 20 years, including the Melissa virus which was named after an exotic dancer and the Nimda worm which managed to spread so rapidly that it reached the top of many cyber-attack warning rankings within 22 minutes of its first infection.


Seb runs the W3 Cafe blog as well as his web design and digital marketing agency, Imaginaire Digital.

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