Computer Science Trivia

Here are some fun and usefull(?) facts about the Internet and other areas of computer science.

First WWW server

The first WWW server, serving a HTML page over HTTP was named ‘’’’. The URL to the document was

The server was later renamed which is still available.


  1. Frequently asked questions by the Press - Tim BL
  2. the website of the world’s first-ever web server

The First Internet Worm

The first internet worm was released in November 3, 1988. In just a couple of hours this worm knock out the entire internet by exposing security flaws in the common services provided by the networked servers. This date has since been known as “Black Thursday”.


  1. A Tour of the Worm