Monday, February 03, 2003
Boston Globe Online / Business / When computer code becomes a moral dilemma
Boston Globe Online / Business / When computer code becomes a moral dilemma "In an e-mail to the Internet security mailing list Bugtraq, David Litchfield admitted his inadvertent role in the disaster. ''On analysis of the code of the Slammer worm,'' he wrote, ''it is apparent that my code was used as its template.'' To be sure, David noted that any competent coder could have figured it out for himself, but thanks to his company's code release, he didn't have to."