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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 Melissa virus was released by David Smith. The virus was spread in ... A Computer Virus is a type of malware or malicious software. Malicious sofware are  ...

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.justice.gov/archive/criminal/cybercrime/press-releases/2002/melissaSent.htm

Creator of Melissa Computer Virus Sentenced to 20 Months in Federal Prison. NEWARK - The New Jersey man accused of unleashing the “Melissa” computer ...

searchsecurity.techtarget.com/definition/ILOVEYOU-virus

(In March 1999, a virus named Melissa virus also replicated itself by using ... program whose primary function is to infect other computers while remaining .

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 ...

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 ... ( DDoS) responsible for crippling some of the internet's most popular websites ... In the end, Melissa performed viral lap dances on upwards of one million ... For unleashing the virus, Smith faced 10 years in jail, $5,000 in fines, but ...

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Apr 3, 2012 ... Fred Cohen defines a computer virus and in an experiment he and his ... 10 December David L Smith, the author of the Melissa virus, has pleaded guilty. ... of 150 hours community service or 75 days in jail for unleashing the virus. ..... Sophos questions rumours that internet worm was responsible for North ...