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An Electric Shock Shooting Out of A Keyboard


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#1 situationalpanic

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Posted 30 April 2005 - 12:20 PM

So a friend of mine says that it is possible to create a virus that will cause your computer to send an electrical shock into the user. He says it's even possible that it could kill the user or send him into a coma which will last about the length of time as a modeling gig. Please tell me this is possible, I like my friend and I want him to be correct.


Mod Edit: This will be moved to a more appropriate Forum. In this case General Chat.

Edited by scarlett, 30 April 2005 - 03:39 PM.


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Posted 30 April 2005 - 12:25 PM

Hi there, and welcome to BC !
So i'm not sure what your friend is saying... humm i think it couldn't be possible... It sound's very stupid if you say a hacker can kill a other computer user from another country dosn't it?

Well my answer is NO.. You can't make such a shock your a computer that it kills or nearly kills the user ! :thumbsup:

Edited by virusX, 30 April 2005 - 12:26 PM.


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Posted 30 April 2005 - 12:32 PM

A virus is software that is unable to make physical changes to a computers power supply and internal curcuits and that would have to happen to get sufficient electricity to the keyboard to hurt someone. In any event, the only keyboards I've ever seen are made of plastic which doesn't conduct electricity.

which will last about the length of time as a modeling gig.


:thumbsup: How long is that?

Edited by Leurgy, 30 April 2005 - 12:40 PM.

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Posted 30 April 2005 - 12:33 PM

And i agree with that i just couldnt point that out so good :thumbsup:

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Posted 30 April 2005 - 02:41 PM

Thanks guys - Actually, the reason for my question can be found here: http://www.situationalpanic.com Seems like the consensus is that it's impossible.

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Posted 30 April 2005 - 04:56 PM

Hi, Don't believe everything you see or hear. The keyboard's are made out of plastic and not metal or whatever dont worry. They say and tell many things when the day is long. :thumbsup:

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Posted 30 April 2005 - 08:34 PM

even if the keyboard were made out of metal you would not be able to change the power supply or anything to shock the person.

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Posted 30 April 2005 - 11:20 PM

I do not seem to get the point here. :thumbsup:

What excactly is the point. If I may ask.
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Posted 30 April 2005 - 11:23 PM

Situtationalpanic is just trying to get people to read his blog and come up for a story line--I assume for the soap opera.

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Posted 30 April 2005 - 11:33 PM

Case in point, on why I do not watch soap operas. :thumbsup:

Besides if situationalpanic wants a story line. Well then...I'll do it if he does my work for me. :flowers:

Edited by scarlett, 30 April 2005 - 11:34 PM.

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Posted 01 May 2005 - 12:01 AM

Yeah, I could come up with some story lines. Death by computer--lots of possibilities there. I don't think trolls can afford my consulting fees tho. :thumbsup:

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Posted 01 May 2005 - 07:20 PM

Yeah, but if keyboards could kill, mine would in retaliation for all the coffee I've dumped on it over the years. :thumbsup:
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Posted 01 May 2005 - 09:08 PM

Y'all keeping looking for those "Any Keys".

That'll take you to an early grave.

I've been stock-piling them for years now...
soon I may start selling them on E-bay.

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Posted 01 May 2005 - 09:52 PM

If my hubby could zap me thru the keyboard he probably would have tried it by now. :thumbsup: lol

No you can't do that.. that is silly.. you would have to make it do it thru an electrical current not with software only I imagine. *pfft*

LOL Koan I would love to have one of your any keys on my kb... I wonder how long it would take the kiddies to notice a new "any key" !!! :flowers: :trumpet:

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Posted 01 May 2005 - 10:09 PM

Ya'll stop it. You're going to give SP ideas.

Oh, what the...
Can't resist some old B movie type titles.

Revenge of the Killer Keyboards

Well, that's not quite appropo.

The Any Key--Keyboard Revenge for Spilled Coffee

Hmmm. A little long and awkward. How bout

The Shocking Attack of the Killer Keyboards.

SP, you could get away with a killer keyboard if you mde it Sci-Fi.

Killer Keyboards from the Galaxy Logitech

I still want a share of any royalties tho.

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