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The 'I Love You' computer virus

How a virus created by a Filipino college dropout sparked global panic in May 2000.

In May 2000, a virus created by a college dropout in the Philippines caused chaos around the world. Millions of people received - and opened - an email titled I Love You, which then jammed computer networks. Gabriela Jones talks to IT security expert, Graham Cluley.

(Photo: The I Love You email. Credit: Getty Images)

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