A look at the history and challenges of devising standout names for computer viruses and vulnerabilities, thousands of which are now discovered each year (Robert McMillan/Wall Street Journal)

A look at the history and challenges of devising standout names for computer viruses and vulnerabilities, thousands of which are now discovered each year (Robert McMillan/Wall Street Journal)

Robert McMillan / Wall Street Journal:
A look at the history and challenges of devising standout names for computer viruses and vulnerabilities, thousands of which are now discovered each year  —  Techies turn to puns, historical references in desperate efforts to devise standout monikers; the problem with Badlock

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A look at the history and challenges of devising standout names for computer viruses and vulnerabilities, thousands of which are now discovered each year (Robert McMillan/Wall Street Journal)