With Microscope and Tweezers: Conclusion

With Microscope and Tweezers:

An Analysis of the Internet Virus of November 1988


Lessons and Open Issues

The virus incident taught many important lessons. It also brought up many more difficult issues which need to be addressed in the future.

Lessons from the Community's Reactions
The chronology of events is interesting. The manner in which the Internet community reacted to the virus attack points out areas of concern or at least issues for future study.

General Points for the Future
More general issues have popped to the surface because of the virus. These include the following: