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Dutch Hacker Case in Early 90s Was a Test For San Antonio Cyber Pioneers

The Internet had been brought to its knees. In 1988, a computer program written by a graduate student named Robert Morris snaked its way across much of the early Internet. The so-called Morris Worm infected and crashed anywhere from one-sixth to one-third of all computers connected to the Internet, according to a Government Accountability Office report from the time.