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Man "injects" himself with computer virus


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dsenette

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http://news.bbc.co.u...gy/10158517.stm

A British scientist says he is the first man in the world to become infected with a computer virus.

Dr Mark Gasson from the University of Reading had a chip inserted in his hand which was then infected with a virus.

The device, which enables him to pass through security doors and activate his mobile phone, is a sophisticated version of ID chips used to tag pets.

In trials, Dr Gasson showed that the chip was able to pass on the computer virus to external control systems.

If other implanted chips had then connected to the system they too would have been corrupted, he said


that's a much harder rootkit to clean
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Thats awesome.... and I thought you would be the first dsenette :)
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i have actually considered getting an RFID chip implanted....i could get one from the vet (one of the "home again" chips)....i could use it to open the mag locks at work
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is it contagious? :)
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Let me guess, his babies will be "worms". Get the pun?
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Sounds like someone would have to pay regular visits to Dr Solomon. :D
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This is really funny! Thanks for posting.
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