"Have you seen the recent AOL commercials pushing their new
anti-virus/anti-spyware feature? I'm sure many of you have but for
those that haven't, it depicts many regular AOL users who wish for
absurd things like 'I want my computer to slow down' or 'I want
someone to steal my private information.' While this is a pretty
comical look at every day users, it's making a much larger
statement about how we actually operate, and that's what makes it
so funny. Some people just don't understand computer security at
all, and I'm not saying we shouldn't expect an AOL user to know
everything, but when the people who do know (and I use this term
very loosely) about system security are promoting the use of an
unsafe PC configuration, there's a problem. As you read this
article, you'll understand where I'm heading with this..."
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