[LINK] Security efforts hindered by untrained users
brendansweb at optusnet.com.au
Wed Jan 30 22:57:27 EST 2008
Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> Security efforts hindered by untrained users
> By Shamus McGillicuddy, News Writer
> 29 Jan 2008
> "Certainly end users are a big hole for most people, because end users
> are not going to be your most technically competent people," said Gary
> Chen, a senior analyst at Boston-based Yankee Group Research Inc. "And a
> lot of attacks today rely on the gullibility of users to click on a link."
Surely this could be effectively combated by having a pop up ask "Are you sure?" each time someone clicks a link?
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