In the future, everyone's PC will be infected for 15 minutes

Thursday, 9 June 2005, 1:49 PM EST

The research firm isn't trying to suggest your database server will suddenly start throwing images of Campbell Soup cans up to users instead of product images from your catalog.

Instead, a "Warhol Worm" would infect every single machine on the Internet in fifteen minutes, bringing ecommerce and VPN communications to a halt. That hasn't happened yet, though some viruses have had a great impact worldwide.

By David Utter at WebProNews.

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