Sunday, May 11, 2008

Can A Hacked Web Site Cause A Person Physical Harm?

Yes, if it can trigger migraines and seizures.

A few days ago, someone hacked into the web site of the Epilepsy Foundation. There they posted lots of nice blinking and flashing images, perfect for causing seizures. Of course, us migrainers were not left out of the picture. Flashing lights can trigger migraines as well (as Bobblehead is all too aware of).

The full story is at CNET.