Black Ice

Innocents with the temerity to run the William Gibson monikered Black Ice firewall are catching it big-time. Some wicked person hand-coded an amazingly teensy 900-byte Black Ice specific worm that burrows through a flaw in Black Ice and whacks PCs hard enough to ruin them and despoil their contents. Virus guys used to just write viruses. Now they’re bold enough to try to wreck corporations. Life gets a little more Gibsonian ever day — via Beyond the Beyond

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