This illustrated guide to the worst viruses in computer history, the Computer Virus Catalog, is curious and creative.
Did you know that the “Cookie Monster” virus was first computer virus in history?
(That didn’t take long!)
“Created in the late ’60s, Cookie Monster is the world’s first computer virus. After infection, Cookie Monster freezes all system activity and demands cookies. Don’t sweat it. You simply unlock your computer again by typing the word ‘cookie’”
If only all computer viruses where this easy to deal with!
The Computer Virus Catalog
You can visit the Computer Virus Catalog and read through over twenty different viruses, each with it’s own illustrated art piece.
Careful, though, there are a few shady viruses and a questionable image further through the list.