Up One Level


Magic Smoke

 

A substance trapped inside integrated circuit packages that enables them to function. Also known as 'blue smoke' it is similar to the archaic 'phlogiston' hypothesis about combustion. Its existence is proven by what happens when a chip burns up: the magic smoke gets out, so the computer doesn't work any more. QED.


*** The Information Security Glossary ***
Previous PageTop of this pageNext Page



Buy Now:

 

This Glossary forms part of the RUsecure Security Policy Suite... visit RUsecure Security Policy World
Use of the guidance contained within RUsecure™ is subject to the End User Licence Agreement
This site created with EasyHTMLHelp(tm) for MS Word
 Risk Associates: Resources for Security Risk Analysis, ISO 17799 / BS7799, Security Policies and Security Audit