One laptop per child seeks top hackers

MIT's One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) group is inviting a few of the world's best hackers to help secure the new platform prior to launch.

The non-profit group is planning to deliver up to 100 million laptops to children in developing countries in the first year. If their massive plan works, the initiative will create the single largest monoculture of computer systems in the world. But with such a homogeneous environment come security risks.

http://www.securityfocus.com/brief/327

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