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    Here surely is the ultimate in malware


    The Forum eBulletin is back and here is something I found on it that will make your hair stand on end. A bios virus that can transmit itself to other machines even when the infected box has no network card, wi-fi, bluetooth or even power connection. Apparently it uses sound waves!
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    Now that is really bad malware!!
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    Interesting for sure.

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    That's just creepy wild.
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    That's pretty funky stuff.
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    It has been pretty well debunked. Nobody has been able to replicate it, and his methodology was sketchy at best.

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    I'm less interested in computers whistling at each other ... what about infecting a system by pluggin a usb pen drive in it on a linux based system - is that something I should be worried about?

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    what about infecting a system by pluggin a usb pen drive in it on a linux based system - is that something I should be worried about?
    I let other people touch my pc's like I let them sit on my motorcycle or dance with my ol lady.

    99.9% of the time. Aint gonna happen. .1% I have absolute trust and a eyeball on them.
    But. I am no sys admin or work in a IT environment.

    I figure peer review eventually will sort out whistling virus/rootkits theories.
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