Gallery of the Day8 Deadly Computer Viruses That Shook The WorldGallery of the Day - RSS 2.0
The ILOVEYOU virus hit the internet in 2000, it was a worm that would get onto your computer through the user opening an attachment in an email titled LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs. To be fair who wouldn't be interested in a love letter, I mean how often have you gotten a love letter? Never? Now just imagine you opening your email and discovering that someone did love you, wouldn't you open that up? Well if you could find a way to rationalize downloading this virus you would have had your passwords stolen and sent to the hacker's email address.