Archive.org’s Malware Museum

Do you miss the old days, when viruses were simple and mostly harmless? Relive those moments with the Internet Archive's DOS Malware Museum. Sixty five different DOS viruses are available which you can safely watch in your

Why the Web won’t be Nirvana (Newsweek, 1995)

WHY THE WEB WON'T BE NIRVANA BY CLIFFORD STOLL ON 2/26/95 AT 7:00 PMAfter two decades online, I'm perplexed. It's not that I haven't had a gas of a good time on the Internet. I've met great people and even caught a hacker or two. But today, I'm uneasy about this most trendy and oversold

Value of Windowing is questioned (NYTimes, 1984)

December 25, 1984 VALUE OF WINDOWING IS QUESTIONED By ERIK SANDBERG-DIMENTDoes anyone do windows any more? I don't mean the clear panes of glass in our homes, long the object of the punch line of abject-housekeeper jokes, but the on-screen ''Now you can run half a dozen programs at once'' variety. The answer is, not really.Windows,

The Executive Computer (NYTimes, 1985)

December 8, 1985 THE EXECUTIVE COMPUTER By Erik Sandberg-DimentWHATEVER happened to the laptop computer? Two years ago, on my flight to Las Vegas for Comdex, the annual microcomputer trade show, every second or third passenger pulled out a portable, ostensibly to work, but more likely to demonstrate an ability to keep up with the latest fad.

Man shoots computer in Colorado Springs alley

Lucas Hinch, 37, was cited for discharging a weapon within city limits after he took the fight with his computer outside. Strossner tweeted Hinch executed his computer in an alley on the 2200 block of West Colorado Avenue.The penalty for the citation will be up to a judge, police said, adding that Hinch was