Father Christmas (computer worm)

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The Father Christmas worm was a computer worm that used the DECnet to attack VAX/VMS systems. It was released in December 1988.[1]

The aim of this worm was to send a Christmas greeting from "Father Christmas" from the affected system.

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  1. ^ " History of Worms" http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistir/threats/subsubsection3_3_2_1.html

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