CIH

NSA claims it thwarted BIOS malware plot that could have destroyed the US economy. Of course, it’s nonsense

The CBS show “60 Minutes” airs a ridiculous report about the goings-on at the NSA, and broadcasts questionable claims about a plot to wipe the BIOS chips of US computers.

Memories of the Chernobyl virus

The CIH virus, also known as Chernobyl, quickly became one of the most commonly encountered viruses in the wild. Graham Cluley takes a look back in time.