Robert Tappan Morris

Computer Scientist; Creator of Morris Worm; Associate Professor At Mit
Born Nov 8, 1965

Robert Tappan Morris, is an American computer scientist, best known for creating the Morris Worm in 1988, considered the first computer worm on the Internet - and subsequently becoming the first person convicted under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. He went on to co-found the online store Viaweb, one of the first web-based applications, and later the funding firm Y Combinator - both with Paul Graham.… Read More

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1965 Birth Morris was born in 1965 to parents Robert Morris and Anne Farlow Morris. … Read More
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