The Quiz: In 2000, what “love letter” virus impacted 10% of the world’s computers?
More than 20 years ago, the global internet experienced one of the most widespread viruses ever created: ILOVEYOU. The virus was disguised as an attached love letter, fooling many early internet users. It’s estimated that 10% of the computers connected to the internet at the time were infected. Experts estimated that the costs of recovering deleted files could have been upwards of $10 billion.
The correct answer to this quiz is ILOVEYOU.