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
Creator of Melissa Computer Virus Sentenced to 20 Months in Federal Prison.
NEWARK - The New Jersey man accused of unleashing the “Melissa” computer ...
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 ... 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 ....
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 ...
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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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
Jun 22, 2007 ... organizations with responsibility for investigating cybercrime. ...... million in
damage by unleashing the “Melissa” computer virus in 1999 and.
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.