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Alex McLean «Forkbomb»
Alex McLean, «Forkbomb», 2001
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Alex McLean «Forkbomb»Alex McLean «Forkbomb»
Great Britain

 Alex McLean

«Forkbomb» is a short section of code, which, when executed, gradually disables a computer system. The state of the system during this time can be seen on a display in a rather clumsy notation consisting of zeros and ones—see the text «Microanalysis» by Matthias Weiß for a detailed reading of the source code.

Matthias Weiß