My recent blog post about AV-Test.org now counting more than 22 million pieces of malware in its collection, caused some Clu-blog readers to remember “the good old days”.
One person who got in touch was Mike Hill who – way back in the mists of time – was my boss when I worked at S&S International (later to be known as Dr Solomon’s Software).
Mike reminded me that the Dr Solly’s marketing department produced a commemorative clock to recognise the discovery of the 10,000th virus. In fact, he still has one on his desk which he was kind enough to photograph for me.
Back in October 1996 when we gave the clock away, 10,000 viruses seemed like a really big deal. Now, by about lunchtime, we’ve seen…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.