5 More Computer Viruses You Really Don't Want to Get

5 More Computer Viruses You Really Don't Want to Get

From taking your files ransom to foiling uranium enrichment, here are five more computer viruses that you really want to avoid.

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Sources:
http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=637244
http://olixzgv.berghel.net/col-edit/digital_village/nov-01/dv_11-01.pdf
http://web.archive.org/web/20110722192419/http://www.eeye.com/Resources/Security-Center/Research/Security-Advisories/AL20010717
http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/BIOS-basic-input-output-system
http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/definition/Chernobyl-virus

Memories of the Chernobyl virus


http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/10/youre-infected-if-you-want-to-see-your-data-again-pay-us-300-in-bitcoins/

Destructive malware “CryptoLocker” on the loose – here’s what to do


https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/us-leads-multi-national-action-against-gameover-zeus-botnet-and-cryptolocker-ransomware


http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2011/07/how-digital-detectives-deciphered-stuxnet-the-most-menacing-malware-in-history/
https://www.wired.com/2014/11/countdown-to-zero-day-stuxnet/
http://ece.wpi.edu/~dchasaki/papers/Stuxnet_Under_the_Microscope.pdf
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/06/confirmed-us-israel-created-stuxnet-lost-control-of-it/

Images:
Bios Chip: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bios_chip-2011-04-11.jpg

50 Comments

  1. MGooohhh hmmm on March 28, 2020 at 2:22 pm

    I almost got a virus of onsafepccliner so dont of update onsafepccliner



  2. Frog TV on March 28, 2020 at 2:27 pm

    i’m in iran.
    hi



  3. Dragos Locher on March 28, 2020 at 2:28 pm

    after i whached this video….im happy my computer is fried.

    yes literaly



  4. CustomizationPro on March 28, 2020 at 2:29 pm

    **laughs in GNU/Linux**



  5. OfficialMiner on March 28, 2020 at 2:29 pm

    Tried to get fortnite on my laptop for no reason
    Thanks virus protection wrong thing
    *right click delete*
    *_cha cha real smooth_*



  6. Chris Nemec on March 28, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    Back in the early 1990’s, I was working at a school computer lab. The computer was infected with the virus known as "Printer Panic." This virus activated when you queued up a document to print. While the document was printing, it would make the document print over and over again, and completely erase your hard drive and floppies while doing it. I lost a very important essay I was supposed to turn in the next day due to this.



  7. Popcorn Kitten on March 28, 2020 at 2:31 pm

    (*´◒`*)(((o(*゚▽゚*)o)))♡╰(*´︶`*)╯♡(#^.^#)(^_^)(*^▽^*)(≧∇≦)



  8. The Theories on March 28, 2020 at 2:31 pm

    How to delet your virus:

    Yeet your computer out the window and make in go BOOM



  9. xXItz AbrahamXx Bài viết thực tế hàng ngày on March 28, 2020 at 2:32 pm

    I don’t look at my files cryptolocker



  10. •v• OwlGlxde •v• on March 28, 2020 at 2:33 pm

    https://youtu.be/LSgk7ctw1HY

    *Strange virus thing*



  11. pvrsky on March 28, 2020 at 2:33 pm

    I was watching virus vids I went to watch this one saw virus protection ad



  12. tres7878 on March 28, 2020 at 2:35 pm

    him: 7:42
    me: *happy russian noises*



  13. ryantres85 on March 28, 2020 at 2:35 pm

    Skynet will delete them all and send them to digital hell where they will pay for their digital sins.



  14. Shuang CUI on March 28, 2020 at 2:35 pm

    My dad’s computer got infected with Cryptolocker



  15. Ragnar Eikrem on March 28, 2020 at 2:35 pm

    Here is a tip! ALWAYS! Ask your friends if they sendt you a email when they do and it is a attachment. Also i think i got a Bakasoftware on my PC But it doesent pop up every time i do something so its probably not. ALSO dont let a suspicious website send you notifications beacuse EVERY TIME YOU OPEN THAT BROWSER IT ACTIVATES TONS OF NOTIFICATIONS THAT LOOK LIKE REAL WINDOWS POP UPS, EVEN WHEN U CLOSE IT AGAIN! but to fix ut just reset your browser settings to deafult (i suck at spelling that) and then its fixed. Also if your like me and dont want viruses to work when your not using the computer, just take the battery out and have a charger plugged in whenever u wanna use ur PC.
    Edit: Wow… that was WAYYY more than one tip…



  16. Fraggle Muppet on March 28, 2020 at 2:36 pm

    I think YouTube is spying on me, before the video started I got a vpn ad



  17. GluedTo AWall on March 28, 2020 at 2:37 pm

    i got a Anti-virus ad on this video…



  18. spectre_ is_dum on March 28, 2020 at 2:38 pm

    My laptop got a virus, as soon as it gets fixed this video is on my recommended



  19. Nobody on March 28, 2020 at 2:41 pm

    You should talk about the Morris worm



  20. TheSystemGuy64 on March 28, 2020 at 2:41 pm

    Now Your *PC* is on _FIRE!_



  21. Josh Lee on March 28, 2020 at 2:44 pm

    I thought there would be something like a NordVPN sponsorship…



  22. Kelton Barnsley on March 28, 2020 at 2:44 pm

    Windows users: "Be careful your anti-virus software is legit!"

    Linux, Chrome OS, and Mac users: "My what now?"



  23. KaigamerTV on March 28, 2020 at 2:45 pm

    3:36 when you call the black kid the n word but he says no u



  24. Frog TV on March 28, 2020 at 2:47 pm

    hey where to download viruses



  25. Nuclear Winter on March 28, 2020 at 2:47 pm

    Imagine getting a piece of malware – Linux users



  26. Puzzle League central on March 28, 2020 at 2:49 pm

    6. coronavirus



  27. Parlsona The Werdo MSM on March 28, 2020 at 2:53 pm

    7:10 – me, a intellectual: **proceeds to delete the virus and replace all of the inners of my computer**



  28. Channel Under Construction on March 28, 2020 at 2:56 pm

    csrss.exe



  29. adonis819 on March 28, 2020 at 2:57 pm

    Trump is in office. Everyone in America should start learning Russian anyway. I’ve spent time in Russia, my ex-wife is Ukrainian, we you can all do it since Putin is running the country at this point anyway.



  30. lisa morris on March 28, 2020 at 2:59 pm

    I got a trojan horse was called segurazo screwed my computer over luckily someone helped me fix it



  31. The Theories on March 28, 2020 at 2:59 pm

    “… virus usually does something bad”
    HmMmM YeS tHe FlOoR ApPeArS To Be mAde OuT oF Fl0or
    What you you expect after all a virus is a virus and in usually steals ur info



  32. Popcorn Kitten on March 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    (〒・〒)( ^∀^)(*´ω`*)( ̄^ ̄)ゞ(⌒▽⌒)(≧∇≦)



  33. Zachary Ramirez on March 28, 2020 at 3:01 pm

    I had bakasoftware when it was called security tool. Funny part was just deleting some lines in a notepad it used broke it. Its was primitive then



  34. MardinGaming124 on March 28, 2020 at 3:02 pm

    Where my boys at that got one of these viruses.



  35. Doged Dogee on March 28, 2020 at 3:03 pm

    Boi I’m russian , I’m protected 😎



  36. J Kimmich on March 28, 2020 at 3:05 pm

    My last asus motherboard had a backup chip so if i screwed up the first one i could use the second one it was a board for enthusiasts and overclocking



  37. Pelzig on March 28, 2020 at 3:06 pm

    Hey I have a question:
    Is your host Hank Green related to Crash Courses host John Green?



  38. Gao XiangShuai on March 28, 2020 at 3:07 pm

    You can also use Linux instead of winvlows.



  39. CustomizationPro on March 28, 2020 at 3:10 pm

    4:56 Wannacry: Am I a joke to you?



  40. J. Botwin on March 28, 2020 at 3:11 pm

    Still no mention of wannacry?



  41. Popcorn Kitten on March 28, 2020 at 3:11 pm

    ˚✧₊⁎❝᷀ົཽ≀ˍ̮ ❝᷀ົཽ⁎⁺˳✧༚o(^o^)o(^人^)(^.^)^ – ^(╹◡╹)



  42. Roblox Game Guardian Scripts And More on March 28, 2020 at 3:12 pm

    WHAT ABOUT BONZI



  43. Milky Planet on March 28, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    what if… this video is a virus



  44. DoggoBind on March 28, 2020 at 3:16 pm

    So just don’t use your computer



  45. Tucker Koogler on March 28, 2020 at 3:16 pm

    Couldn’t you somehow find a loophole with the Russian law with bakasftware (I used to text on my phone so when I said baka I thought I send vodka) I’m getting the fire is moving to Russia I’m being legally a Russian citizen in your technically infected with it then the Russian government has to deal with it.



  46. Taylor on March 28, 2020 at 3:17 pm

    You Really Don’t Want to Get Viruses In The First Place



  47. Deenan TheKemon I on March 28, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    Its Creepy and Cool to think that some dude somewhere, watches these kinds of videos and just quietly chuckles to himself and says; "Yeah.. Code Red.. That was Me."



  48. ssgssjaiden 「空白」 on March 28, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    Baka means idiot jerk Moron etc.



  49. The Yangem on March 28, 2020 at 3:20 pm

    Oh youtube algorithm, your sense of humor never ceases to amaze me.



  50. Yngvi Birgisson on March 28, 2020 at 3:21 pm

    I had a Trojan just like 3 days ago I just reinstalled windows, easiest way