Monday, 4 May 2009

The Hacker Will Always Get Through

The BBC currently has a program up on the explosion in cybercrime.

Initially this program had me shouting "No! No! No! You just don't get it!", but eventually it did a twist-in-the-tail and hit the real reason that cybercrime is so rife:

Computer users are stupid.

I'm sorry, I know it's not a pleasant truth, we would far rather believe that there are these fiendishly clever, evil people out there who are doing super-clever things, and that's why people get hacked. But the truth is never pleasant, is it?