Computer security, especially by those who are not techies or very security conscientious is something that at times is taken lightly.
However, as AOL always tells its customers – NEVER give our your password.
The NY Times writes COMPUTER security experts tend not to be easily shocked by people’s foolhardy, frequently cavalier attitudes toward online security. But even within this generally hardened breed, some expressed surprise over the results of a recent survey in Britain that underscored the profound vulnerability of the world’s computer networks.
A man posted outside a London subway station at rush hour offered a chocolate bar to random passers-by if they would reveal the password they used to log on to the Internet. Amazingly, more than 7 out of 10 took the offer. (full story)
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