February 18, 2004

Too Busy for Virus Protection, and Its Not My Job Anyway

Surveying 1000 workers in the UK revealed yawning holes in anti-virus security: users too busy, apathetic or irresponsible to take the most basic security precautions. And blaming the virus and spam epidemic on someone, anyone else. Gillian Law, "UK workers too busy to worry about viruses" The Industry Standard (2/16/04)

See Bruce Schneier, "The Economics of Spam"(2/15/04) (Schneier is the author of the best sellers "Beyond Fear," "Secrets and Lies," and "Applied Cryptography," and an inventor of the Blowfish and Twofish algorithms.)

And Jerry Lawson's "Plan to Stop Spam"(2/17/04)


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