Today’s New York Times Magazine has an in-depth article about kids (and others) who write computer viruses and worms.
One paragraph summary: it’s gotten really easy to write worms, it’s mostly boys, most of them intend no harm (because if they did, their worms could wipe out your computers), and it’s going to get a lot worse.
Oh, there’s a nice photo of Mario, aka a Second Part to Hell, an Austrian virus writer. What I don’t understand, though, is what photographer Ryan McGinley did with Mario’s shirt…
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