Sunday, August 31, 2008


At another Webcast, Pelgrin launches into an hour-long slide presentation, which includes accounts of 227 million records containing personal information that were involved in a security breach; a city whose tram system was hacked by a schoolboy; and the astonishing stupidity of human beings. Exhibit A: More than 400 people actually clicked on a link asking, "Is your PC virus-free? Get it infected here!" during a six-month advertising campaign on Google.

Read the rest of Ellen Perlman's article on the efforts to fend off cyber-attacks on the State of New York.

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