A couple articles about/by someone who had an online security lapse.
From chron.com: http://tiny.cc/g66oiw
From Wired by the actual victim: http://tiny.cc/e96oiw
The second one is pretty long but might interest some here.
Is he bragging or complaining!?
Twitter? Facebook? iClod? Gmail?
Holy crap! ....why not jes throw out the welcome mat and offer free
eats/drinks all around.
"My experience leads me to believe that cloud-based systems need
fundamentally different security measures."
No shit!? This guy's a real freakin' Einstein. I bet he has all his
ipod and stupidphones and wallet files and social dufus accts all
interlinked, too, cuz he's jes so cool and hip and a geeky guru who
writes a blog allegedly relevent to cool/hip clod users. Puh-leeze.
The dolt gets totally owned and then writes a blog entry about what a
dumb-ass he is? That's balls! Not much in the brains dept, but
dumptruck sized balls. Whatta maroon!
You gonna put yer whole life out there on the clod and pretend it's as
safe as yer mommy's womb, that nothing will happen to it? You people
are dumber'n a bag o' hammers.
Wise up! Get linux, harden the crap outta it, and stay the Hell away
from the clod.
"Do you recognize me? No!
...cuz I don't work here"
Pretty specious observations, since whatever runs your desktop has no effect
on Amazon, Gmail, Twitter, and other stuff in the cloud. Then you got to the
Linux is a knock-off of a 40-year old operating system designed by a
money-losing division of your local telephone company. After ten years or so
of promotion, Linux today commands less than 2% of the desktop market, even
though it's free. Ten billion people can't be all wrong.
Thank you for the correction. I guess I meant to say "Ten billion
As for most of the people on the planet being wrong almost all the time, I
disagree. If you tabulated what most of the people on the planet are
thinking, a huge percentage would fall into the following predictable
* I'm hungry
* I'm sleepy
* I'm tired
* I'm horney
* I need a 3d nail
(not necessarily in that order)
And they would NOT be wrong, while profound intellectual concepts are few
and far between.
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