Ross Greenberg, American journalist and antivirus pioneer, Died at 60

Ross Matthew Greenberg was born on September 16, 1956, and died on February 17, 2017.

He was an American software developer, noted for creating one of the first antivirus software products.

He also worked in journalism and was a founding member of the Internet Press Guild.

In 1987, he worked as Software Concepts Design, Greenberg released one of the first two heuristic antivirus software utilities, Flushot Plus.

Greenberg released it as shareware for $10.

Greenberg attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook, graduating in 1978.[10]

Greenberg’s wife Dawn was from Marietta, Georgia.

Pirior to his move to a nursing home in the Atlanta area, the couple lived in Bovina, New York.

He suffered from multiple sclerosis, first diagnosed in the mid-1980s.

When his condition became too challenging for his family to care for him, Greenberg moved to a nursing home near Atlanta, Georgia.

Later, he moved to a hursing home in Forsyth, Georgia. Finally, in August 2015, he was moved to Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation Center, Dahlonega, Georgia.

Ross Greenberg passed away at 60 years old.