One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Medicine and Biology. A particularly infectious or dangerous virus, especially a virulent new strain for which no effective treatment has yet been developed.
2Computing. A particularly destructive or sophisticated virus, especially one which is able to defeat standard antivirus software.
1950s; earliest use found in The New York Times. From super- + virus.
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