[LINK] hack of the year

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Wed Nov 14 16:43:28 AEDT 2007

Adam Pointon wrote:
> Rick
> Egerstad was arrested by Swedish Security Police in Monday.

He was? The Age article only mentions this:

"That's the only response I got, except a couple of calls from the Swedish security police"

> This is not old news, and i applaud the article for noticing something 
> others didn't, the actual technical aspects of the incident.

The article makes the valid point that people often use technology without
fully understanding its security implications. They hear about encrypted
and undetectable connections using Tor and start using it without any
idea of how to configure their machines properly.

I encounter this attitude almost daily in my work.


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