Cool IBM PC find

From: Allison J Parent <>
Date: Tue Aug 3 20:58:50 1999

<At the risk of sounding fundamentally stupid, what's a tempest machine?

Any computer that has been hardend to not radiate _any_ EMF. The
assumption is that any signal radiated can be analysed and reconstituted
to recover the information. So shielding, LOTS of shielding is used.

I've seen PDP-11, VAXen, PCs all done up this way.

Received on Tue Aug 03 1999 - 20:58:50 BST

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