“It is now 27 years since MS-DOS 5.0 was released.”

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Sat, Jan 5th, 2019 00:07 by capnasty NEWS

Ben Cartwright-Cox takes us on a trip down memory lane explaining how viruses worked back in the MS-DOS era.

It is now 27 years since MS-DOS 5.0 was released. During its day there was the threat of viruses breaking your system or making it act in unpredictable ways. Due to its age and near total lack of consumer use it is safe to assume that all of the viruses for MS-DOS have been written. Using community archives and modern analysis methods we can uncover how they worked and reflect on how things have changed.

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