Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Hey, thanks for stopping by! It's really great to have you here, because I've been assuming that nobody is reading this thing.

But I hope you haven't been online for more than, say, half an hour. Or if you have, I hope you're not running Windows XP.

Why? Because I just read this story at newsfactor.com. For those too busy/lazy/confused to follow a link, here's the relevant quote:

An unprotected computer running Windows XP experiences an average "survival" time of 26 minutes on the Internet before hackers identify it as vulnerable, according to the SANS Institute, a cooperative Internet security organization.

Mangia!

Sorry. I just felt like saying that.
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