Mr. Rogers can – oh, snap!
So, I guess China’s bought a lot of their industrial infrastructure hardware from Siemens. I’ve worked on the computers that Siemens uses to operate their industrial equipment and I know first-hand that it has no business being connected to any kind of computer network. As of 2007 the Germany’s GE was still shipping computers using pre-SP1 copies of Windows XP Pro. And even if you wanted to you weren’t really supposed to patch them – or install any kind of anti-virus software on there.
A lot of news media will show close-ups of computer keyboards or a screen full of source code in an attempt to use a graphic to display visual imagery of computer malware. This is amusing.
In an attempt to be equally amusing I’m including this animated GIF of a quasi-famous prairie dog.
More on Physorg.
Only one to two times per year does a device so much capture the minds of the market that it warrants braving planes, trains, automobiles, sleet, snow, and dead of night to get our hands on it.