First WWW server
The first WWW server, serving a HTML page over HTTP was named ‘’nxoc01.cern.ch’’. The URL to the document was http://nxoc01.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html
The server was later renamed info.cern.ch which is still available.
- Frequently asked questions by the Press - Tim BL
- info.cern.ch 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”.