Computer Viruses

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How have computer viruses evolved?

Computer Viruses

In 1995 internet security software companies worried nobody would need them anymore because of Windows 95, which avoided the usual viruses. The most common viruses were still boot viruses that worked on DOS, but wouldn't replicate on Windows 95. But, later in 1995, macro viruses appeared. These viruses worked in the MS-Word environment, not DOS. The anti-virus industry was caught off-guard, but was happy at the same time.



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