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How Attackers Could Send Your Smartphone To An Early Grave
- Justin Hendrix for TechCrunch October 19th, 2015
- Source: http://techcrunch.com/2015/10/19/how-attackers-could-send-your-smartphone-to-an-early-grave/
A rare genetic disorder called progeria that causes symptoms of old age to manifest in the young has been popularized in books and movies such as Jack, a film that featured Robin Williams as a boy who aged four times faster than normal, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, based on a story said to be inspired by the disorder. Researchers at NYU have published a paper showing how to infect devices such as smartphones with the digital version of the disease.