Over three million computers 0wned?

Adi Linden adil at adis.on.ca
Mon Jun 30 20:42:00 UTC 2003

> The unanswered question is what should be considered reasonable?  And
> how much of a burden should the end-user carry?

Plugging into the network is like owning a house. You're at the edge of a 
public network, whether it be a road or a wire. Just as you lock your 
front door, there needs to be a way to lock your computer. It is up to the 
OS vendor to provide some user friendly means to access and secure ones 

>From a provider point of view, computer security is reactive, just like 
our local police force. You call them once your own space has been 
compromised to assist in catching the intruder.


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