[clug] New script based Phishing makes Windows even less safe.

Daniel McNamara daniel at codefish.net.au
Tue Nov 9 22:00:13 GMT 2004

Alex Satrapa wrote:

> On 9 Nov 2004, at 20:49, Daniel McNamara wrote:
>> This is actually incorrect. Some people do lose out on money yes but 
>> in many cases banks *have* swallowed the loss and I know banks very 
>> much *do* care about this issue.
>> I know it's easy to pick on banks and yes I agree the do like to make 
>> sure they make money over customer service in some cases this is not 
>> one of them (at least not in a majority of cases).
> Well... someone better get onto the Prime TV news team. I don't know 
> about WIN, but I'm sure the reporters were stating that the losses 
> were becoming so high that the banks were not going to be absorbing 
> them anymore.
> Hopefully we'll allow Darwinian selection to take place, with the rule 
> now being, "survival of the most cynical" ;)
> Alex
> "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we 
> can solve them."  --Isaac Asimov

Got any URL or hard evidence of this? I asked around with my bank 
contacts and none of them seem to be aware of any steps in this 
direction. Can you remeber if it talked specifically about a single bank 
or banks in general?



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