Houston, We Have a Virus

Nasa has confirmed that laptops carried to the ISS in July were infected with a virus known as Gammima.AG. 

The worm was first detected on Earth in August 2007 and lurks on infected machines waiting to steal login names for popular online games.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7583805.stm

I’ve done many stupid things in life but I’ve never taken a virus into space.  🙂

Makes you wonder though:  Where is the promised Trustworthy Computing?

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