[LINK] Consumer computer security

Alan L Tyree alan at austlii.edu.au
Sun Jan 14 06:50:23 AEDT 2007

Hi Linkers,
I'm looking for some help here. I'm writing a submission to ASIC on the
review of the EFT Code of Conduct. One of the things that Industry has
been pushing for is to make consumers liable for losses caused by
computers infected with malware.

The argument I wish to make is that consumers are hopelessly ill
equipped to secure their (Windows) computers. Can someone point me to
real research/statistics about the way that people *actually* run their

Many thanks,

Alan L Tyree                    http://www2.austlii.edu.au/~alan
Tel: +61 2 4782 2670            Mobile: +61 427 486 206
Fax: +61 2 4782 7092            FWD: 615662

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