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Incredibly destructive and ingenious computer virus

Date: November 21, 2007

Shockwaves were sent through the IT world yesterday when it was revealed that the lone creator of an incredibly destructive and ingenious computer virus was in fact ‘a pretty normal bloke’ who was in a fulfilling and loving relationship with a girl his own age.

The highly destructive ‘I Love It’ virus which caused billions of pounds worth of damage around the globe bringing much of the Internet to its knees was eventually traced back to a suburban house in Surrey, the home of Jonathan Shackleton where a police raid expecting to find a socially disfunctional recluse burst into a scene of domestic bliss where a couple were enjoying a quiet dinner with some friends.
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