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r____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Thursday 21 Jan 2010 12:24 : \____
> Chris Ahlstrom pulled this Usenet boner:
>> Mark Kent pulled this Usenet boner:
>>>> Computer Virus Hits U.S. Military Base in Afghanistan
>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>| The largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan was hit by a computer virus
>>>>| earlier this month that affected nearly three quarters of the computers on
>>>>| the base, U.S. News has learned.
>>> Why do some many organisations persist in using such demonstrably
>>> insecure software in such critical environments?
>> Because they feel it is well-protected by a phalanx of advanced
>> routing/switching/firewall/intrusion-protection/encryption hardware and
>> software from Cisco and other companies, one would suppose.
>> All bypassed by a dirty dongle.
> ... plugged into a Windows box.
The Windows support calls are cheaper from Afghanistan.
~~ Best of wishes
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