Nato warns of strike against cyber attackers

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at cox.net
Wed Jun 9 10:07:56 CDT 2010


On 6/9/2010 08:05, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, JC Dill <jcdill.lists at gmail.com> said:
>> I'm still truly amazed that no one has sic'd a lawyer on Microsoft for 
>> creating an "attractive nuisance" - an operating system that is too 
>> easily hacked and used to attack innocent victims, and where others have 
>> to pay to clean up after Microsoft's mess.
> 
> Many of the problems are PEBKAC, as evidenced by the massive responses
> to phishing scams.  I can't tell you the number of our users that have
> sent their password to Nigeria to be used to log in to our webmail and
> spam.

In other words, if somebody is going to handle the problem, the people
that know how ("ISP's" for want of a term) are going to have to do it.

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