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My favourite is solar radiation striking a transistor in a RAM chip, delicately corrupting memory or altering programatic execution.



A great example of this is bit-squatting, where you register a domain name that matches a popular one except for one flipped bit:

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/08/10/bh-2011-bit-squat...

It's enough to get quite a few visitors who were aiming for the popular site.


Whoa amazing!




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