Talking love and viruses on the BBC World Service

Remembering the ILOVEYOU worm.

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Can you believe it’s very nearly exactly 20 years since the Love Bug virus spread around the world, infecting millions of computers? No, I can’t either…

A few weeks ago it was my pleasure to be interviewed by the BBC’s Gabriela Jones for a World Service “Witness History” documentary all about the Love Bug virus (aka ILOVEYOU or LoveLetter), and now you can listen to it too!

Listen here.

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Your browser does not support this audio element. https://grahamcluley.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/WitnessHistory-20200316-TheILoveYouComputerVirus.mp3BBC World Service – Witness History: “The ‘I Love You’ computer virus”

In the show I share my memories of what happened to me on May 4, 2000, how the Love Bug virus spread around the world, and what happened to its creator.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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