Talking love and viruses on the BBC World Service

Love and viruses

Remembering the ILOVEYOU worm.

Love and viruses

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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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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