Virus Hits Head Office

By October 3, 20034 Comments

“I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.” – Stephen Hawking
I’ve always subversively admired virus writers. The ingeniousness of their code sometimes blows me away, and the sheer destruction from just several lines of code is often astounding. They think of every eventuality, and sometimes defeat thousands of human brains for days.
Since last night though, I completely agree, Mr Hawking sir. At 4.55pm, five minutes before home time, the Welchia virus hit Head Office. I’d cunningly chosen the very day to pay a visit there, and managed to get out at 8.30pm…


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