Computer Viruses have been around since personal computers hit the mainstream (and before that) and there are more viruses being written now than ever before. This infographic by 5u IT Support Nottingham runs through the 10 worst computer viruses of recent times, looking at what they are, what they do to the computers of victims and how you can avoid them.

From Melissa which sends itself to the top 50 people in your address book, to Nimda, a worm that took just 22 minutes from the point of the first infection to reach the top of the list of reported cyber-attacks – spreading like wildfire.


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