The Hobgoblin computer virus was created by Hobgoblin to delete files from computers.
The computer virus was created by Hobgoblin to erase computer files.
After Hobgoblin broke into the Brand Corporation he discovered a computer with all of Herbert Landon's mutant research on it. After Hobgoblin downloaded the mutant research onto a disc he placed the computer virus onto the computer.
As a computer image of Hobgoblin appeared on the computer screen it said that all of the files on the computer were being deleted.