First published on BUGTRAQ in May 1997, it was designed to cause Windows 3.11, Windows 95, and Windows NT machines to crash. This information was quickly seized upon by the online chat and gaming community, who used it to crash other people’s machines while online, especially while they were in IRC rooms.
Graham, R. Hacking Lexicon. [Online, 2001.] Robert Graham Website. http://www.linuxsecurity.com/resource_files/documentation/hacking-dict.html.