5 of the Worst Computer Viruses Ever

5 of the Worst Computer Viruses Ever

Michael Aranda explains five of the worst computer viruses that have hit the net!

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Sources:
Melissa:

http://www.networkworld.com/article/2235008/data-center/melissa-virus-turning-10——age-of-the-stripper-unknown-.html
https://www.sans.org/security-resources/idfaq/what-was-the-melissa-virus-and-what-can-we-learn-from-it/5/3

The Most Famous Virus History: Melissa.A


https://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/melissa.shtml
http://www.cnn.com/TECH/computing/9904/02/melissa.arrest.03/index.html?eref=yahoo

ILOVEYOU:

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2363172,00.asp
http://www.bbc.com/news/10095957
http://money.cnn.com/2000/05/05/technology/loveyou/
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/love-bug-the-virus-that-hit-50-million-people-turns-15

Slammer:

http://www.wired.com/2003/07/slammer/
https://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/mssqlm.shtml
http://www.icsi.berkeley.edu/pubs/networking/insidetheslammerworm03.pdf

Storm Worm:

https://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2001-060615-1534-99&tabid=2
http://www.informationweek.com/storm-worm-erupts-into-worst-virus-attack-in-2-years/d/d-id/1057418
http://krebsonsecurity.com/2010/04/infamous-storm-worm-stages-a-comeback/
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2007/10/the_storm_worm.html

Mebroot/Torpig:

https://seclab.cs.ucsb.edu/media/uploads/papers/torpig.pdf
https://www.symantec.com/content/en/us/enterprise/media/security_response/whitepapers/your_computer_is_now_stoned.pdf
https://www.secureworks.com/research/top-banking-botnets-of-2013
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7701227.stm
https://css.csail.mit.edu/6.858/2009/readings/torpig.pdf

Images:
Servers: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikimedia_Servers-0051_18.jpg

50 Comments

  1. Dot Dot on March 11, 2020 at 1:47 pm

    Wheres the goose virus



  2. fox gaming on March 11, 2020 at 1:48 pm

    on my old computer i have 10 million viruses i actualy do



  3. BrickyBoi Raids on March 11, 2020 at 1:51 pm

    Yea don’t need to worry about any viruses anymore, we got 50,000 virus protectors that will stop you from downloading blender XD



  4. Mario on March 11, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    Well Rip My Pc Why
    AdWare
    And Chomirum Whatever

    I HATE THE BLUE GOOGLE CHROME
    I PREFER THE DEFAULT GOOGLE CHROME

    But i can still use it
    i hope i don’t put a Thanos model on Roblox studio



  5. Popcorn Kitten on March 11, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    (♪・♪)(⌒▽⌒)(#^.^#)( T_T)\(^-^ )♪( ´θ`)(`_´)ゞ



  6. Bengi on March 11, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    You forgot the MEMZ virus and bonzi buddy



  7. How to Minecraft on March 11, 2020 at 1:55 pm

    The worst virus is the *coronavirus*



  8. RK's Powers on March 11, 2020 at 1:57 pm

    Could you leave links to the viruses



  9. New A Real Shuric Scans Channel AUTTP ATHDTC on March 11, 2020 at 2:01 pm

    Where’s Beeping letters noise when you install Windows 98 on Presario 2200 and MEMZ Trojan?



  10. Hinata on March 11, 2020 at 2:02 pm

    I just downloaded Driverdoc! What do I do help!!



  11. _!-jam-!_ on March 11, 2020 at 2:03 pm

    3:16 TXT MOAAA



  12. Popcorn Kitten on March 11, 2020 at 2:03 pm

    (°▽°)∩^ω^∩( T_T)\(^-^ )♪───O(≧∇≦)O────♪^o^



  13. Popcorn Kitten on March 11, 2020 at 2:03 pm

    (*☻-☻*)(*⁰▿⁰*)(*´꒳`*)(*^◯^*)(*^ω^*)(^.^)(๑>◡<๑)(╹◡╹)( ◠‿◠ )( ̄∀ ̄)(=^x^=)



  14. Macoroniac on March 11, 2020 at 2:04 pm

    Did anyone else actually look up the websites shown at the intro?



  15. Яεαι_ Сᅢᄐдᅮᄐя on March 11, 2020 at 2:05 pm

    Wieso ist der Titel auf Deutsch aber er spricht Englisch



  16. Memezoid on March 11, 2020 at 2:06 pm

    I got a virus, I tried to delete and it did not work..
    So know I’m screwed, it’s a virus that is hidden and can’t be seen by antivirus etc. It gathers your information and pops up with survey’s.. and when I checked the properties on my applications there were 3 other users one called anonymous and the other ones were a bunch of numbers, I deleted a file called $bt.wifi and $recycle.bin… this is all because of Roblox exploits. PLEASE HELP ME, even just the name of the virus will be enough for me.. If you know anything about this virus reply to this comment or if you are having the same issue HIT THE LIKE BUTTON OF THIS COMMENT so more people see this, THANK YOu (:



  17. Lizard Gaming on March 11, 2020 at 2:07 pm

    My friend has bonzi and its not bad he receives 5 dollar every week



  18. Luis Montalvo on March 11, 2020 at 2:09 pm

    Why do these buffoons keep making this stuff. It’s annoying and stupid



  19. breezy MC on March 11, 2020 at 2:09 pm

    No, google redirects are the worst



  20. Skyrim on March 11, 2020 at 2:10 pm

    Is there a virus that will try to delete system 32



  21. ChillyPong on March 11, 2020 at 2:12 pm

    Moral of the story: check your emails on your phone



  22. Adam Sandor on March 11, 2020 at 2:13 pm

    I got a virus on my phone like the melissa virus but it opens the websites slowyly



  23. Adam Sandor on March 11, 2020 at 2:13 pm

    I have a worm and a trojan



  24. Aeighty on March 11, 2020 at 2:13 pm

    Who else is here to see which virus you have and if it’s dangerous 😂



  25. Sosa on March 11, 2020 at 2:14 pm

    Wow



  26. yomommabois on March 11, 2020 at 2:16 pm

    Nah, if it’s 1999 I’d do nothing…. Not even breath… Or live..

    Cause I’m born in 2008.



  27. Kouichi Greemur on March 11, 2020 at 2:16 pm

    Virus: *exist*
    Virtual Desktop: It’s a free program



  28. That Guy on March 11, 2020 at 2:19 pm

    When your parents install antivirus on their computer but not you



  29. John B on March 11, 2020 at 2:19 pm

    The worst kind is the virus that pulls your pants down



  30. Popcorn Kitten on March 11, 2020 at 2:20 pm

    (๑╹ω╹๑ )╰(*´︶`*)╯♡^ – ^( ̄^ ̄)( ˊ̱˂˃ˋ̱ )Σ(・□・;)



  31. Joe Mama on March 11, 2020 at 2:20 pm

    My computer got a Trojan yesterday and my antivirus, enjoyed its free time



  32. ๖ۣۜǤнσsτ༻ on March 11, 2020 at 2:20 pm

    i learned alot from this



  33. Ajay Verma123 on March 11, 2020 at 2:22 pm

    Omg😱



  34. Americas Hat on March 11, 2020 at 2:25 pm

    memz virus: why am i not included in this



  35. fishercat on March 11, 2020 at 2:26 pm

    I was working in tech as an assistant sysadmin when the I love you worm hit. Frankly, it was the highlight of my career. I got to see our team break down the problem and come up with a fix in real-time. Our team of eight cleaned and repaired 500 desktops and were done by 6 PM. We were one of the few agencies in our state that was back in business 100% the next day.



  36. Jonathon Jennings on March 11, 2020 at 2:29 pm

    The Nick virus was pretty bad i think. McAfee did a comerical about it on a work computer anyone else rember the comerical



  37. NotDhanix on March 11, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    Where is memz



  38. Cloak Nate on March 11, 2020 at 2:32 pm

    The first virus is windows32 u should delete it when u get a computer fast 💨



  39. Gravy Dogman on March 11, 2020 at 2:34 pm

    That’s why I play on mobile



  40. Luthercat on March 11, 2020 at 2:36 pm

    I have a virus that redirects you to a random page when you click on a link. GRRRRRRRRR!!!!! MY ANTIVIRUS CANT DETECT IT!!!!!



  41. Martin Labuschin on March 11, 2020 at 2:36 pm

    and then came notpetya



  42. Live to fly on March 11, 2020 at 2:39 pm

    What happens if you download all these viruses at once?



  43. •v• OwlGlxde •v• on March 11, 2020 at 2:39 pm

    What if.. you still have an update that was supposed to be added in 2017, but never bothered with it for three years, then wondered if this will cause a virus.



  44. Tinky Winky on March 11, 2020 at 2:39 pm

    number 1: coronavirus



  45. Alamkan Countryball on March 11, 2020 at 2:40 pm

    Wait are you telling me my uncle is not a Nigerian Prince who wants to share his wealth?! Madness!



  46. damian_nerdy on March 11, 2020 at 2:41 pm

    I was making a vbs script while watching this



  47. Eosef Espartero on March 11, 2020 at 2:41 pm

    Disappointed, Coronavirus wasn’t here



  48. Popcorn Kitten on March 11, 2020 at 2:42 pm

    (^ー^)(*≧∀≦*)(^O^)^ – ^(^^)(^.^)(⌒▽⌒)(*’▽’*)



  49. Paweł Fijałkowski on March 11, 2020 at 2:42 pm

    I have a virus on pc named coronaVirus its risk was high



  50. Tiago Tavares on March 11, 2020 at 2:42 pm

    4:47
    This is real??!?!?!? I’m portuguese