Viruses: Destroying your systems for 25 years
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Viruses: Destroying your systems for 25 years

At DefCon 19, F-Secure Chief Technical Officer Mikko Hypponen shows off a 5 1/4-inch floppy that has on it the first PC virus. LAS VEGAS--The hacker conference DefCon kicked off this morning with the rare public sighting of a now-archaic piece of technology: the 5 1/4-inch floppy disk. Mikko Hypponen, the chief technical officer for the Finnish security company F-Secure, waved the disk above his head to start off his history of PC viruses, and said, "This is Brain." Hypponen was talking about a guest of honor housed on the disk: the original computer virus. Hypponen found the disk last year in a lockbox in F-Secure's headquarters in Helsinki, and…