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Windows Is The Wrong System For the Security-Unconscious

Nov 12, 2007, 21:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by D.C. Parris)

[ Thanks to D.C. Parris for this link. ]

"It's one thing to make a computer easy to use, but if you're going to do so, you must also make it secure. If you're not going to develop a secure OS, then at least give more thought to your emphasis on 'Ease of Use.'

"A dear old Aunt recently sent one of those stupid chain e-mails--you know the ones, 'forward to as many people as possible'--simply because she agreed with the sentiments it expressed. What she obviously never gave thought to was that she just might be passing along a trojan horse to the rest of the family. When I responded that she might be jeopardizing other people's computers, she got upset, responding that she only sent the e-mail because she agreed with it..."

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