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Infographic: A brief history of malware

Malware has been around for nearly three decades which means it’s MUCH older than the Internet itself.

It seems that no matter how many ways we devise to fight it, malware keeps evolving and finding news ways to attack our computers and data. From simple disk-to-disk attacks in the 80s to email viruses in the modern day, malware looks like it’s here to stay.

Our infographic for today comes from the security gurus at ESET and offers you insight about the origins and development of malware, re-visiting some of the most notable moments in computing threats history.

Have a look and impress everyone with your knowledge next time the ‘my computer probably has a virus’ conversation pops up…

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