Virus Found On Computer In Space Station
26th August 2008
Citing security policies, NASA would not disclose details about how the virus got on a laptop on the International Space Station.
NASA confirmed on Wednesday that a computer virus was identified on a laptop computer aboard the International Space Station, which carries about 50 computers. The virus was stopped with virus protection software and posed no threat to ISS systems or operations, said NASA spokesperson Kelly Humphries. Citing NASA security policies, Humphries said he could not disclose further details about how the virus was brought to the ISS.
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