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Professor Spafford discuss the first major computer worm


Featured on the podcast, BBC Sounds | The Hackers, Professor Eugene Spafford discusses the first major computer worm.

In 1988, the first major computer worm shook the early internet to his core, disabling computers across the network and even causing panic in the Pentagon. Professor Eugene Spafford, the first person to analyze the worm that caused so much chaos, discusses why worms can still be so devastating decades later.

Originally published on The Hackers, Series 1, The Worm, BBC Sounds.

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