(That’s the actual headline in The Washington Post, by the way). Marc Thiessen:
Some say attacking WikiLeaks would be fruitless. Really? In the
past year, the Iranian nuclear system has been crippled by a
computer worm called “Stuxnet,” which has attacked Iran’s
industrial systems and the personal computers of Iranian nuclear
scientists. To this day, no one has traced the origin of the worm.
Imagine the impact on WikiLeaks’s ability to distribute additional
classified information if its systems were suddenly and
mysteriously infected by a worm that would fry the computer of
anyone who downloaded the documents. WikiLeaks would probably have
very few future visitors to its Web site.
Maybe we could have a curse or magic spell put on them, too. (Via Mat Honan.)
★ Tuesday, 7 December 2010