[ExI] Anonymous and AI

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Feb 9 09:54:44 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 09:06:46AM +0000, BillK wrote:

> The company involved had internal networks that weren't connected to
> the internet. These computers weren't hacked.

System utility surface is directly proportional to vulnerability.
The only invulnerable systems are completely useless, and hence
of no concern to us.
> Computers that are linked to the internet need extra security. It is
> good practice to keep confidential data, so far as possible, on
> private networks.

The problem with basic good practices or even common sense is
that real systems and real people don't care, and you can't
make them care. Also, worse is better definitely applies.

So let's just get used to dealing with insecure systems. 
In fact, not all is bad, as a planet made of swiss cheese
is just great if you're a mouse. Yum.

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