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Submission + - 25 years ago, the Internet changed forever (washingtonpost.com)

stox writes: "But the most significant effect of the worm was how it permanently changed the culture of the Internet. Before Morris unleashed his worm, the Internet was like a small town where people thought little of leaving their doors unlocked. Internet security was seen as a mostly theoretical problem, and software vendors treated security flaws as a low priority."
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25 years ago, the Internet changed forever

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