Ten famous hacker virus event

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10, "CIH virus" events

top ten famous hacker virus event

CIH virus is a man named) written by Taiwanese college students as early as two group of piracy selling pirated discs with international spread widely in places such as Europe and the United States, then each other via Internet websites reproduced, make its rapid spread.This can be regarded as a disaster at the time, the global countless computer hard disk is covered by garbage data, the virus can destroy the BIOS of the computer, even the last even the computer cannot be started.In 2001 and 2001 when the virus is the resurgence of a few times, what a dozen deathless of jack Bauer.

damage estimates that hundreds of millions of dollars

9, "Melissa virus" events

top ten famous hacker virus event

in 1998, David l. Smith wrote to use the Word macro operation a computer virus, the virus is spread through Microsoft Outlook.Smith put it named Melissa, a dancer's name.Once the recipient opened the mail, the virus will automatically copy to 50 friends send the same email.Smith put it on the network, after the virus began to spread rapidly.Until March 1999, Melissa landed on the front pages of newspapers around the world.According to the statistics Melissa was 15% ~ 20% of the world's commercial PC.Virus transmission speed to the federal government attaches great importance to this matter.Also forced Outlook suspended service until the virus is eliminated.And Smith also received 20 months in prison, and was put to a $5000 fine.This is the first global social attention of computer viruses.

damage estimates that hundreds of millions of dollars

eight, "iloveyou" events

top ten famous hacker virus event

love you similar to Melissa is spread through the Outlook email system, but into the email subject "I LoveYou", after open virus attachments, will automatically spread.The virus in a very short period of time will hit the countless computers around the world, and IT was a very fussy virus, designed like the computer system with high value of IT resources: such as the United States department of the national security, the CIA, the British parliament and government institutions, stock broking and those famous multinational company, etc.Is "I love you" virus has so far been found that the transmission speed of the fastest and the most popular computer virus infection area.

damage estimates that more than $10 billion

7, the shock wave virus event

top ten famous hacker virus event

the shock wave virus is to use published in the July 21, 2003, the spread of the RPC loophole, the virus broke out in August that year.It will make the system abnormal operation, constantly reset, and even lead to system crash.The virus had a very strong defensive ability, it will be a Microsoft update website for denial of service attacks, cause the clogging in the site, the user through the web site upgrade system.Computer is loss of capability of the patches.The maker of the virus had was just a young people at the age of 18, the teenager named Jeffrey lee parsons was finally sentenced to 18 months in prison.Variations of the virus there are still live, and move carefully oh.

loss estimate that tens of billions of dollars

6, "MyDoom virus" events

top ten famous hacker virus event

MyDoom is a via email attachment and Kazaa P2P network transmission of the virus.On January 28, 2004, at its peak, lead to network load time slow down more than 50%.It will automatically generate the virus file, modify the registry, propagated by E-mail.A security software and services company in Finland even referred to as history's most severe email worm virus.It is estimated that accounts for the spread of the virus outbreak of the global E-mail traffic, 20% and 30% of the global 400000 to 400000 computers were infected.

damage estimates: billion-dollar

5, "sasser" events

top ten famous hacker virus event

shockwave broke out in April 30, 2004, caused the world within a short time tens of millions of dollars in losses, also let everyone remember the April 04.Computer froze once the effects will somehow or restart the computer;.In the pure DOS environment and carry out a virus file, will show the condemned American soldiers statements in English.Think that year, small make up for the sake of declared war on the virus, for seven days and seven nights consecutive classmate's computer antivirus, however, before the day, in a few days and a few classmates commandeered computers, it is too torture people.

damage estimates that hundreds of millions of dollars

4, 130 million U.S. credit card information stolen event

top ten famous hacker virus event

a 28-year-old Miami gonzalez from October 2006 to January 2006, during the use of hackers technical breakthrough computer firewall, intrusion of the computer systems of five big companies steal about 130 million credit card and debit card account information.Caused the U.S. justice department has charged the biggest identity theft, also led directly to the payment services giant Heartland to Visa, mastercard, American express and other credit card companies pay more than $110 million in related damages.In March 2010, gonzalez was sentenced to two parallel 20 years in prison, it is the longest in U.S. history for computer crime penalty sentence at a time.Because of this incident gonzalez is known as the history of the nation's largest hackers.

damage estimates that hundreds of millions of dollars

3, "panda burning incense" virus event

top ten famous hacker virus event

from the end of 2006 to early 2007, more than two months time, a virus called "panda" constant invasion of personal computer, web portal, rout data system infection, bring immeasurable loss, is the Chinese mainland in 2006 computer virus outbreaks and Internet security report named "king poison".The virus infection in a very short time thousands of computers, serious when can cause the network paralysis.Poisoning will appear "panda" design, at the same time also will turn blue, frequent restart as well as the system hard disk data files are destroyed.Virus authors li to be sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment of not more than 4 years in 2007.

damage estimates that hundreds of millions of dollars

2, SONY pictures attacks on

top ten famous hacker virus event

on November 24, 2014, hacking group released "peacekeeper" SONY pictures staff email, involving company executive pay and SONY not copy to release films, etc.It is estimated that this action is associated with the upcoming movie "interview".Although SONY pictures finally decided to cancel the film's release.But in a few months after the attacks, its influence is still in the continuous fermentation, frequent computer fault, email continues to be frozen, etc.Involves a lot of film stars and celebrities from all walks of life, the company co-chairman Amy PASCAL was forced to resign.Hackers SONY is not the first time, in 2011, SONY PSN has millions of users on the network information has been stolen.SONY pictures is frequent hacking, in addition to personal, should estimate and its department of product not how have a relationship.

damage estimates: billions of dollars and chairman stepped down

a, "want to cry" blackmail events

top ten famous hacker virus event

recently by an American nsa blackmail weapons worldwide outbreak of the virus.Nearly hundred countries involved, including the British medical system paralysis, a large number of patients unable to go to a doctor.China's colleges and universities campus network is also infected.The victim machine disk files are encrypted, only pay a ransom to decrypt.For extortion amount of 5 COINS, equivalence renminbi 50000 yuan respectively.According to the latest reports say blackmail virus events behind the hackers have received 8.2 COINS.In fact everyone don't panic, as early as march this year, according to this loophole, Microsoft has released a security patch, as long as you play the computer the latest patch will not be involved.Can through Windows update or various third party antivirus software antivirus software to update the patch.

damage estimates: now it's very difficult to measure the

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