Internet community cooperation helped kill a PC virus
Think it's a security alert? Check the spelling.
In an ironic turn of events, an EDN blogger saw grammatical and spelling errors in a supposed anti-virus scan that was uncovered when he and a friend searched on the web for information about grammar.
Read how the PC-based virus crippled the computer and shut off anti-virus software, and learn what cured the malady.
Read today's post, Tuesday, December 29, 2009, is "Computer Virus Elimination: Thank Goodness For Internet Community Cooperation," from EDN Senior Technical Editor Brian Dipert. The posting is on the EDN blog called Brian's Brain. www.edn.com/blog/400000040/post/1920051592.html
See also the Control Engineering industrial cyber security blog and
the Manufacturing IT column from Dennis Brandl, " Cyber security: Vendors fight back ."
- Edited by Mark T. Hoske, editor in chief, Control Engineering , www.controleng.com
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey