The Melissa virus, also known as "Mailissa", "Kwyjibo", or "Kwejeebo", is a mass-
mailing macro virus. As it is not a standalone program, it is not a worm.
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 ...
In the spring of 1999, a man named David L. Smith created a computer virus
based on a Microsoft Word macro. He built the virus so that it could spread
A computer virus is a malware program that, when executed, replicates by ...
Melissa was the first mass-mailing macro virus for the new age of e-mailing which
... L and slapped him with a fine of $5000 for unleashing the fastest virus of its
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The Melissa Virus got front-page headlines when it struck computers leaving ... is
a threat to national security or even worse unleashing an attack from within ...
Who are they to tell us what to do when they are responsible for their own
May 4, 2000 ... ... creating the virus but said that he may have been responsible for unleashing it
onto ... "A computer virus that carries the message 'Iloveyou' is disabling ... "
Melissa-like e-mail worm, bearing the title ILOVEYOU,' is sweeping ...
Feb 1, 2003 ... ... David L. Smith, was found guilty of unleashing the 'Melissa' computer virus. ...
The Melissa virus demonstrated the danger that business, ... the need for a
yardstick for those who are responsible for the security of information.
Mar 17, 2010 ... There are many types of computer viruses but there are six main categories. ...
these types of computer viruses were responsible for many infections because ...
who was responsibe for unleashing the melissa computer virus
Nov 10, 2003 ... Computer viruses celebrate their twentieth birthday this week. ... The Melissa
virus that struck in March 1999 marked a new trend as ... Almost every year since
2000 has seen the unleashing of a virulent program that uses the net to travel. ...
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Sep 7, 2003 ... Mikko Hypponen and his band of Finnish computer virus hunters know the ... The
unit is responsible for sending out computer security alerts, as it did on ... In
March, 1999, the Melissa virus caused just as much damage as SoBig. .... That
didn't stop Liang from unleashing a torrent of lawsuit threats against ...