This worm caused one of the most fastest and largest DDoS attacks ever, which only took 10 minutes to spread worldwide.
The RIAA sues 261 individuals for allegedly distributing copyright music files over peer-to-peer networks.
DDoS Assault on Blue Security
A massive DDOS assault on Blue Security, an anti-spam company, is redirected by Blue Security staff to their Movable Type-hosted blog. The result is that the DDOS instead knocks out all access to over 1.8 million active blogs.
92 Million Websites Online
(Some stats say over 100 million.
Google Inc. Aquires Youtube
Google Inc. acquires YouTube for $1.65 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction.
Microsoft launches its various consumer versions of Microsoft Vista.
Apple reaches more than 1 billion ITunes downloads.
Google Surpasses Microsoft
Search engine giant Google surpasses Microsoft as "the most valuable global brand," and also is the most visited Web site.
Google's Tenth Birthday
The company that began with a search engine now also dominates online advertising and has a leading presence in online mapping, webmail and online document collaboration.
Ashton Kuther and Twitter
Ashton Kutcher becomes the first person on Twitter to have a million followers subscribing to his 'tweets'.
Facebook Has 400 000 000 Active Members
Facebook announces it has 400 million active members. That's larger than the population of the US and UK combined.