The History Of Computer Viruses [Malware Infographic]

In 2010 a piece of malware known as Stuxnet was discovered it was the first known advanced computer virus designed specifically to sabotage nuclear power plants and is considered one of the first advanced weapons in cyber-warfare. But what brought us to this point, from 1970s first virus “The Creeper Worm” which showed up on _ARPANET all the way to the 2011 Android.NikiBot the following infographic takes a fascinating look at the history of computer malware.

History of Computer Malware Infographic

A special thanks to MalwareCity and BitDefender for providing this awesome infographic.