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Atari 8-bit virus

Mega Magazine #6
October 1993

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In one of the previous MegaZines were several articles with titles containing the word "virus". Of course my curiosity was infinite! "Viruses on our favourite microcomputer?" - I thought - "That cannot be true!". And I was right... Those articles were about compression and other, after all, interesting subjects. But something happened - people in Poland began to talk about those dangerous life-forms. First that was treated as a joke, but then one guy who writes games for Mirage Software accused the second one of damaging his precious data! That second guy, well known musician, was maintaining to have done nothing about erasing any data. And here that famous word appeared the first time in the serious circumstances. The word "VIRUS".

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