[Ads-l] Antedating of "Computer Virus"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Sep 24 22:32:21 UTC 2023

computer virus (OED 1984)

1973 _Shreveport Journal_ 18 Sept/ 2A/2 (Newspapers.com)  He's expecting to make a bundle out of the situation by selling a vaccine which will cure the compute Virus and keep the machines from getting it again.

Fred Shapiro

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