Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Dec 2006 20:35 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Privacy, Security, Encryption "All too often people talk about the disadvantages of the Windows operating system: it has too many security flaws, it is not properly patched, it is not security oriented… Until the much talked about Vista system finally reaches our computers, there will still be plenty of time to protest. However, with the new malware dynamic, the idea that malware is restricted to specific operating systems is becoming anachronistic. It no longer matters whether the victim is a home-user or a company employee. It is now irrelevant whether the system administrator is just someone who lives round the corner or a highly qualified IT manager."
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RE[2]: Malware ?
by StephenBeDoper on Sat 16th Dec 2006 18:33 UTC in reply to "RE: Malware ?"
StephenBeDoper
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2005-07-06

No you couldn’t do this using snail mail because the originator of the scam couldn’t replicate the information quickly enough or cheaply enough to reach sufficient punters

Really? I would beg to differ, having worked at a company where we regularly got faxed 419 scams and various MLM scams.

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