why IPv6 isn't ready for prime time, SMTP edition

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Wed Mar 26 18:59:47 UTC 2014


On Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:07:22 -0400, Lamar Owen said:

> it; get enough endusers with this problem and you'll get a class-action
> suit against OS vendors that allow the problem to remain a problem; you
> can get rid of the bots.

You *do* realize that the OS vendor can't really do much about users who click
on stuff they shouldn't, or reply to phishing emails, or most of the other
ways people *actually* get pwned these days?

Hint: Microsoft *tried* to fix this with UAC.  The users rioted.
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