The laptop loaded with six of the most dangerous malware was auctioned. The malware on the Laptop is responsible for $95 billion in financial damages.
It is the most dangerous machine in the world now operating on Windows XP. Please note that Microsoft has ended Windows XP support on 8 April 2014.
Guo O Dong created the most deadly malware in the world to persist in chaos. The laptop known as the “Persistence of Chaos” is a 10.3 “Samsung NC10-14 GB laptop on Windows XP (SP3) that is running regularly.
Guo O Dong said that “the intention behind the laptop was to physically make the abstract threats posed by a world of digital technology.”
You can watch this laptop stream live, if the machine is isolated and unloaded to prevent malware spread.
6 Popular Malware Present
In 2000, ILOVEYOU, also called “the love bug,” took advantage of the human nature by covering it up like a love letter to open it up. It was only hours before computer systems all over the world were tied to this virus.
The MyDoom (or Novarg) virus is another worm that may create a backdoor within the victim’s operating system. The original MyDoom virus, which has several variants, has had two triggers. One trigger led to the virus starting from February 1, 2004, caused a denial of service (DoS) attack.
In August 2003, SoBig was born and millions of computers around the world were infected. SoBig has evolved several times to make it difficult to catch.
WannaCry Ransomware outbreak takes place in many countries around the world. The countries that face the major hit by Wanncry Ransomware are Russia, Ukraine, India and Taiwan.
BlackEnergy uses injection techniques, robust encryption and a modular architecture known as a dropper, used to target Ukraine on cyber attacks.
A malware known for stealing bank credentials and corporate data, even if it is offline, damage millions of users.
At $1,345 million, the bid for the most dangerous laptop in the world closed, the laptop was isolated and removed to prevent the spread of malware.
“The persistence of chaos was established as a collaboration between Deep Instinct, the artist and cybersecurity firm, which provided the malware and the technical expertise to perform the work in a safe environment.