The Virus Industry
Friday, February 06, 2004
The year is still young, but computer hackers are already hard at work, crashing our hard drives and clogging the net with worms and viruses. The latest outbreak, "Mydoom," has already penetrated some half million computers worldwide. For an article in this week's New York Times Magazine, Clive Thompson traveled through Europe in search of the masterminds behind the worst computer viruses. He tells Brooke what he found.