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Unformatted text preview: involves the tools used to commit the crime . Inevitably, as in "brick and mortar" or offline society, the virtual equivalent of major turning points, conflicts, and disruptionsthe online equivalents of the falling of the Berlin Wall , the creation of the United Nations , spread of disease , and events like the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait will occur. (WIKI) 1988 A 23-year-old graduate student at Cornell University , Robert Tappan Morris , released the Internet's first worm, the Morris worm . Morris, the son of a National Security Agency (NSA) computer security expert, wrote 99 lines of code and released them as an experiment. The program began replicating and infecting machines at a much faster rate than he had anticipated, causing machines all over the world to crash. (Wiki)...
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