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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melissa_(computer_virus)

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 ...

www.answers.com/Q/Who_was_responsible_for_unleashing_the_Melissa_computer_virus

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

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

www.thedailybeast.com/hackers-10-most-famous-attacks-worms-and-ddos-takedowns

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 ...

www.thocp.net/reference/virus/chronology_virus.htm

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 ...