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ilex  ·  358 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Operation GUNMAN - how the Soviets bugged IBM typewriters

I think the thing is my favorite of these bugs, but they're all so damn clever.

kleinbl00  ·  358 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The typewriters under discussion are basically an evolution of The Thing to the point where the keypresses of a typewriter could be turned into language even after being converted from 8-bit to 4-bit.