Microsoft vs the internet

Until about 1995, networking was an optional extra for Microsoft users.

Microsoft came to the net in the mid 1990s, took viruses with them

First attempt: “The Microsoft Network” - the original MSN (1995-1996)

Microsoft's malware helper features:

Malware writers adapted: Melissa, ILOVEYOU, Sobig, Code red, Slammer …

Microsoft: "We do not have bugs" -> "Patch Tuesday"