Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Password-Stealing Virus in Space

Remember how in Independence Day, the aliens were thwarted by a virus uploaded from Jeff Goldblum's Mac? Wired magazine has a news story out about a recurrence of malware-related activity in the International Space Station.

A NASA spokesperson confirmed to Wired yesterday that this was not the first time this has happened.

"This is not the first time we have had a worm or a virus," NASA spokesman Kelly Humphries said. "It's not a frequent occurrence, but this isn't the first time."

You can read the rest of the article here.

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