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Vim and how to write a worm

Being the computer geek I am, I found a few articles that are intriguing to the geeky mind.

On July 26, 1989, Robert Morris, a student at Cornell, was indicted for releasing the Morris worm. This computer worm, one of the first ever created, played on several UNIX security vulnerabilities and infected thousands of computers once it was released. I found an article by University of Utah professor Donn Seeley, which describes how the worm was built. It was a fascinating read.

I also came across a few articles on Vim, my favorite command-line text editor. It can do amazing things. This website discusses using Vim efficiently, working with multiple files, and customizing the vimrc file. I’m putting these links here mostly for my own benefit, but perhaps someone out there shares my love for Vim…