Interview with the creators of the first PC virus [video]

8-inch, 5,25-inch, and 3,5-inch floppy disks
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Computer security company FSecure recently traveled to Pakistan to sit down and have the first on camera interview with the creators of Brain, the first PC virus.   Brothers Amjad Farooq Alvi and Basit Farooq Alvi created the boot sector virus known as Brain which was transfered from computer to computer via floppy disks.  The 10 minute video below that FSecure posted does a great job asking the brothers about the origins of Brain and why it was created.  I highly recommend watching it.  It is amazing how far we have come since this virus to ones as complex as Stuxnet.


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