Gallery of the Day8 Deadly Computer Viruses That Shook The WorldGallery of the Day - RSS 2.0
In late 2001 the world saw the release of the Klez virus. This wormy little virus would infect your computer through your email and then distribute itself to others through your email client. The issue that plagued many is that it would steal a name from your address book and put that name into the "From" field, which would make others more likely to open an email since it was from a friendly name. It gets worse, the virus would disable virus scanning software and act as if it were a virus removal tool, thus making it very very deceptive and hard to nail down.