[clug] New script based Phishing makes Windows even less safe.
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" ;)
> "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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