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Re: Safe online banking requires a dedicated PC

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____/ Hardon on Tuesday 09 Aug 2011 10:28 : \____

> On Tue, 09 Aug 2011 10:49:42 +0200, Fritz Wuehler wrote:
>> http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-20089258-285/safe-online-banking-
>> requires-a-dedicated-pc/
>> WRONG! All that's required is a PC running LINUX!!!
>> Probably some M$ sponsored article where they're actually trying to
>> make money off their inability to keep Windooze computers safe. Many
>> banks in the U.S. are now officially recommend clients use Linux for
>> online banking.
> The idea that having a dedicated Windows PC for banking is laughable.
> No Windows PC is safe for banking. The only safe Windows PC has no
> network connection (wired, wifi, bluetooth, ...), no usb interface,
> no floppy/CD/DVD/... drive.
> Windows is insecure by design and I use the term design very loosely.

"Our products just aren't engineered for security."

                 --Brian Valentine, Microsoft executive, Windows boss

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