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Re: Article in Time Magazine
> All the more reason to use Linux or FreeBSD - an OS you have the source for,
> on hardware that you can examine.
How would you want to examine a pentium processor?
Just an idea:
Take the block move instructions and attach a little state machine.
If a certain sequence of bytes is detected, a fuse somewhere on the chip
is burned and the processor could switch irreversible into a mode where
it does partial incorrect calculations. Send someone an email, an IP packet
or an ethernet packet and you can expect the packet to be moved by a
block move command.