Top IT turkeys of 2010

Let's look back at the IT companies, products and people who exhibited turkey-like behavior in 2010.

By Jeff Caruso, Network World |  Offbeat, Cisco, ipad

Will a boot sector virus make my feet itch?

In the proud tradition of Dr. Jekyll and Jeff Goldblum's character from "The Fly," a "scientist" decided that the only way to prove his theory - or rather, to draw ridiculous amounts of attention - was to turn his science on himself. Dr. Mark Gasson from the University of Reading claimed to be the first human infected by a computer virus, because he put a virus in an RFID chip and stuck the chip in his hand. I had a desktop computer that got a virus once. Where can we stick that?

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