Economics of Malware

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  1. Clifton says:

    Here is the actual Peter Gutmann presentation this article is based on. It is looking pretty scary out there.

    http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/malware_biz.pdf

    Just so it’s not all gloom and doom, he also includes some suggestions on things that serious geeks can do to protect themselves, such as running a relatively less popular browser (Firefox, Opera, Safari), reading mail via a Unix shell interface, browsing through a filtering proxy you run yourself on a Unix box, etc.

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