NEWS FROM THE LAB - Tuesday, May 4, 2004

Loveletter birthday Posted by Mikko @ 09:53 GMT

Today it's been exactly four years since the outbreak of the Loveletter (aka ILOVEYOU) email worm. Together with the Melissa worm, Loveletter was among the first massive email virus outbreaks.

Back then email worms were a new concept and people were happily doubleclicking on any attachments. In fact, many still are...anyway, this was way before any network worms (like Sasser) was found.