'Goner' Today, and Forgotten

“Why bother to code a clever and long-lived virus when a stupid one that spreads for an hour or two gets just as much attention from antiviral experts and the media?” (Uh-oh! An anti-virus company’s marketing flack warns that Goner is coming back! Better pay big bucks to the anti-virus companies, to protect you from clicking on a strange file attached to an unsolicited, and barely literate, e-mail!) —‘Goner’ Today, and Forgotten (Wired)