Thought for the month

“You know," said Arthur, "it's at times like this, when I'm trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space that I really wish I'd listened to what my mother told me when I was young." "Why, what did she tell you?" "I don't know, I didn't listen.” From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, Author (1952-2001)

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Auto virus

We occasionally experience a car crash, we more often experience a computer crash. However with the modern automobile increasingly resembling a wi-fi connected computer on wheels, and although to date there have been no reports of any car hacking incidents, the vulnerability of this mode of transport to viruses and malicious hacking is clear. Reuters report on the seriousness of the potential threats and the industry's responses.

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