Internet Archive’s Malware Museum Gives You A Glimpse Of Malware Examples From The 80s And 90s

When one thinks of a museum, the first thought that pops-up into one’s head is artefacts that will drift one to a bygone era. Museums that cater to oddities are also not uncommon and now joining the club is the Malware Museum.

On Friday, the Malware Museum – which has a recorded collection of malware that dogged users in the 80s and 90s (and how the viruses evolved) – went live online, thanks to Internet Archive.

So for those who feel a bit nostalgic and like to reminisce about the good ‘ol days when viruses were more limited, did not steal your credit card data and displayed messages or animation, scrambled codes or laughing skulls to alert you of a PC breach, the Malware Museum can become your happy place.

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