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Morris worm

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The World's First Cyber Crime: The Morris Worm [KERNEL PANIC]

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Morris Worm explained

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The First Internet Worm (Morris Worm) - Computerphile

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What was the Morris worm?

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The FIRST Computer Worm: The Morris Worm (1988) - WhatTheHack

The Morris worm or Internet worm of November 2, 1988, was one of the first computer worms distributed via the Internet, and the first to gain significant mainstream media attention. It also resulted in the first felony conviction in the US under the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. It was written by a graduate student at Cornell University, Robert Tappan Morris, and launched on November 2, 1988 from the computer systems of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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