1986: The first PC virus is released when "Brain" is spread throughout the computer world. This is the first known 'Personal Computer' virus, and was written in Pakistan. It was also the first 'stealth' virus, in that it tried to hide from detection. The virus would infect a floppy disk, but not a hard drive.
Related Items in the Collection:
Click on the Images For Detail
Help support the museum by buying from the museum shop
Since opening at the end of 2013, over 5,000 children have visited the Centre. These children deserve a space which is engaging and instructive, where they can feel a sense of adventure, exploration and surprise!
Please be assured that any amount you feel able to donate will make an immediate and significant impact.
Join our Mailing List by adding your email address below and be kept up to date with lots of information including: