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The Melissa virus was a mass-mailing macro virus. As it was not a standalone program, it is not a worm. Contents. [hide]. 1 David L. Smith; 2 See also ...

www.cnn.com/TECH/computing/9904/02/melissa.arrest.03/index.html

Apr 2, 1999 ... April 2, 1999. Web posted at: 9:29 p.m. EST (0229 GMT). TRENTON, New Jersey (CNN) -- A 30-year-old man launched the e-mail computer ...

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the person who unleashed the "Melissa" was gucci mane brick Squad ... The Melissa computer virus, also knows as Mailissa, was unleashed by David L. Smith.

computer.howstuffworks.com/worst-computer-viruses1.htm

10: Melissa - The Melissa virus was a Microsoft Word macro that sent itself to the victim's address book contacts. Learn about the Melissa virus.

www.sophos.com/en-us/press-office/press-releases/1999/12/va_melissa.aspx

Dec 10, 1999 ... Computer programmer David L. Smith pleaded guilty on Thursday December ... Smith, 31, released the Melissa virus in March 1999 by deliberately posting an ... It's time for people to grow up and start acting as responsible ...

www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2010/12/11/hackers-10-most-famous-attacks-worms-and-ddos-takedowns.html

Dec 11, 2010 ... From a computer virus named for a stripper to swarming botnet attacks on the ... The first major distributed-denial of service attack (DDoS) responsible for crippling ... Smith posted a Word document infected with "Melissa" to Alt.Sex, ... For unleashing the virus, Smith faced 10 years in jail, $5,000 in fines, but ...

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Melissa is a fast-spreading macro virus that is distributed as an e-mail ... on or otherwise opens the attachment, the infecting file is read to computer storage.

www.cbr.co.za/news.aspx?pklnewsid=9279

Feb 1, 2003 ... In 1999, New Jersey man, David L. Smith, was found guilty of unleashing the ' Melissa' computer virus. This virus caused more than $80 million ...

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May 18, 2000 ... Oversight Hearing on the "I Love You" Computer Virus ... 2000 problem, the ultimate responsibility for security rests with the CEO of the ... recent viruses, such as the Melissa virus, which surfaced about this time last year, ...... LoveLetter may never have any idea of the full extent of the damages they unleash.