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..."