Airborne viruses

They’ve finally done it. Dave and I have long speculated that a “virus platform” that spreads silently but prepares a machine to be infected by plug-ins was inevitable. Now, Windows users had best hope they don’t implement any of the mischievous plug-ins we imagined (e.g. pepper the Office spell check dictionary with misspellings, randomly transpose characters in variable names when copy and pasting in IDEs, etc.)

I posted this in December 2003 during week 1553.

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