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Hype on Conficter
From: mike.patterson at unb.ca (Mike Patterson)
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2009 10:09:58 -0400

Tim Mugherini wrote on 4/2/09 9:35 AM:
How does everyone feel all the media hype around it this week as helped or
hurt security awareness among the average user?

I think it's been neutral; the "average user" must be getting used to
these OMG THE T00BZ ARE ENDING calls by now.  On the one hand, nothing
horrible happened; on the other, generally it hasn't before either.

I personally feel it may have taken away attention from GhostNet coverage
which is a shame.

Attention from whom?  Television reporters just trying to get the story
their boss told them to and making a hash of it because they don't have
time to do it right?  With friends like those...

Mike



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