Twenty years of computer viruses

Friday, 20 January 2006, 12:06 AM EST

It is 20 years since the release of the world's first PC virus, according to antivirus firm F-Secure. 'Brain' was a boot sector virus created by two brothers, Basit and Amjad Farooq Alvi, to protect a game they had written.

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