Museum Of 80’S & 90’S Computer Viruses Goes Online

Art & Culture

The Malware Museum is a site dedicated to preserving naughty code from an innocent age. Whilst today's viruses sneak in while you're trawling PornHub, nick your ID and quietly empty the contents of you're bank account, it seems hackers of the 80s and 90s were more concerned with clogging up your hard drive with mildly annoying (and occasionally kinda pretty) gibberish. A look on the Malware Museum reveals a series of screens victims could expect to see, from the giant ganga leaves deposited by to beautiful waves of 8 bit technicolour from

The site has been set up so you can run the viruses, minus the part where the wipe all of your memory, here's some screen grabs of our favourites: