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    Bas van de Poel: Computer Virus Catalog

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An illustrated guide to history's most destructive computer viruses

Posted by Rob Alderson,

It’s very exhilarating to see people taking something destructive and turning it into something creative; with that in mind please welcome the Computer Virus Catalog.

It’s the brainchild of Amsterdam-based Bas van de Poel, who invited a host of top illustrators to create images insider by “the worst viruses in computer history.” With the likes of HORT, Sarah Mazzetti, Jonathan Zawada and Sam Coldy taking part, there’s some top quality talent involved and an eclectic mix of visual styles to enjoy. It’s also gently educational, with a short paragraph explaining each virus accompanying the image; welcome to a strange world of odd codenames and impressively annoying ways of messing with your Mac.

  • Cv1

    HORT: Marburg

  • Cv2

    Karborn: Implant

  • Cv3

    Jay Wright: Madman

  • Cv6

    Jonathan Zawada: Lichen

  • Cv7

    Sarah Mazzetti: Anna Kournikova

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    Merijn Hos: Nople

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Posted by Rob Alderson

Editor-in-Chief Rob oversees editorial across all three It’s Nice That platforms; online, print and events. He has a background in newspaper journalism and a particular interest in art, advertising and photography. He is the main host of the Studio Audience podcast.

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