[Dshield] Users don't pay attention

Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Fri Aug 19 18:06:40 GMT 2005


On Fri, 19 Aug 2005 07:44:11 BST, Craig Webster said:
  
> patch then they asked. It's a bit weird that people are more scared  
> of being laughed at than having their system screwed up.

An amazing amount of users find an interesting way out:

http://news.com.com/2061-11203_3-5827354.html

Consumer Reports says that 8% of all new PC sales in 2003-2004 were the
direct result of security problems.

Think about the implications there....
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