From the first computer virus named “Rabbit” in 1974, to pirated computer games in the 80s and Microsoft word docs in 1992, avoidance was fairly straightforward. That was until the rise of the internet in 1999!

This infographic by Cheeky Munkey details the evolution of computer viruses and how at least 40% of all computers are currently infected. Today there are millions of computer viruses and not even the most advanced technology in the world can stop them.

The Evolution of Computer Viruses

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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