People the Achilles' heel of computer security: hackers, pros


The most vexing weakness in computer security is not in the hardware or the software, it is in the people who use the machines, according to top hackers and cyber safety specialists.

"It really is more of a human problem than a technical problem," Dan Kaminisky of Dox Para Research said at the world's premier hacker conference, DefCon, which ended in Las Vegas on Sunday.

"We could do a better job making it clear how people can make themselves safe. We can't stop them from shooting themselves in the foot." People the Achilles' heel of computer security: hackers, pros - Yahoo! News

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 8th August 2006 1:15AM