On January 19, 1986, the first IBM PC computer virus becomes exposed to the world.The virus is named (c)Brain. It was created by the Farooq Alvi Brothers in Lahore, Pakistan, reportedly to deter unauthorized copying of the software they had written. However, this is not the first time the concept of the computer virus was exposed to the world. Neuromancer, publish in 1984, was a groundbreaking book in science fiction that was one of the cyberpunk cannon that introduced the idea of a cyberspace world and programs maliciously designed to control it.

Book Title: Neuromancer (Sprawl, #1)

Book Author: William Gibson

ISBN Number: 0441007465

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