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Re: Every incident is an opportunity (was Re: Hackers hit key Internet traffic computers)

  • From: Gadi Evron
  • Date: Mon Feb 12 04:27:23 2007

On Mon, 12 Feb 2007, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 01:45:41AM -0500,
>  Sean Donelan <[email protected]> wrote 
>  a message of 16 lines which said:
> > The important lesson is you can educate people. The content may have
> > been bogus,


> > If you can come up with a few simple things to do, it is possible to
> > reach most of the public.
> Sure, just find these few simple things that will actually improve
> security. (My personal one would be "Erase MS-Windows and install
> Ubuntu". If we are ready to inconvenience ordinary workers with
> computer security, this one would be a good start.)

As a very smart person said a couple of weeks ago when this same argument
was made: are you willing to do tech-support for my mother is she uses