August 30, 2021 Alan Brown
In science fiction, the problem with networked computers is that eventually they get smart. In the real world, and at least so far in the 21st century, the problem with network computers is that the very act of networking them means that they can be hacked into, and then ransomware and other kinds of malware can wreak their havoc.
There is a lot to be said for open source software and the comfort that comes from having lots of eyes looking over the code for any potential weirdness. While we acknowledge that not all open source software is written …Read more