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Re: Every incident is an opportunity (was Re: Hackers hit key Internet traffic computers)
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, > <snip> > > 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 linux? Gadi.