In 1983, Fred Cohen, an American computer scientist, defined a computer virus as a “program that can affect other computer programmers by modifying them in such a away as to include a (possibly evolved) copy of itself“.
Cohen is known for his research on computer viruses and has developed several techniques for defending against viruses and for automation of protection management functions.
Apple's LaserWriter was the first printer shipped with PostScript. It helped in igniting the DTP (desktop publishing) revolution. It was introduced on March 1, 1985. [more...]