August 27, 2021

A Mini-Documentary I created on “The Origins of The Computer Virus”


Hi Community!

(this has already been posted on r/hacking, needed to get mod permission to share this on here but hope you guys like it!)

I’ve recently started a documentary series on “The History of The Computer Virus” – I’ve just covered it’s origins on this video, do take a look!

The [r/hacking](https://www.reddit.com/r/hacking/) & [r/cybersecurity](https://www.reddit.com/r/cybersecurity/) has been super supportive of my documentaries, so I thought I’d keep sharing.

Here’s the video: [https://youtu.be/q6t9aNRQBG0](https://youtu.be/q6t9aNRQBG0)

Here’s the timeline of the video & a brief look on what I cover:

Timeline:

[00:00](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=0s) – Introduction

[00:50](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=50s) – The Father of Computer Virology

[01:41](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=101s) – “DARWIN” – Programming game

[02:39](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=159s) – “The Scarred Man”

[04:12](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=252s)- The “CREEPER” Virus

[05:48](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=348s) – The “Rabbit” (Wabbit) Virus

[07:05](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=425s) – The “ANIMAL” Episode

[09:53](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=593s) – The “Elk Cloner”

[11:33](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=693s) – Coining “Computer Virus”

[13:35](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=815s) – The “Brain” Virus

[16:30](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=990s) – The “PC-Write” Trojan

[17:09](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6t9aNRQBG0&t=1029s) – Conclusion

Do let me know your thoughts! I would love to get any feedback at all!

Here are the other documentaries I’ve made:

WANNACRY : [https://youtu.be/PKHH_gvJ_hA](https://youtu.be/PKHH_gvJ_hA)

The SolarWinds Hack: [https://youtu.be/Kf7Motm36Go](https://youtu.be/Kf7Motm36Go)

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