[CentOS] Firefox Issue

Mon Jan 9 16:33:01 UTC 2017
Always Learning <centos at u68.u22.net>

On Fri, 2017-01-06 at 12:54 -0500, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> James B. Byrne wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, January 5, 2017 17:23, Always Learning wrote:
> >>
> >> Cyber attacks are gradually replacing armed conflicts.
> >
> > Better fight with bits than blood.
> Yes, but... attacks on the friggin' IoT could result in lots of blood. Or,
> less so, what do you mean all the rail lines have been knocked out of
> commission for a week, and we can't get food to the eastern half of the
> country? Or power?

(1) For national infrastructures, a "parallel" Internet-type
communications network, totally isolated from the real Internet.

(2) Governments should educate their country's computer people to
recognise vulnerabilities and how to block them; too many self-declared
"komputar xperts" haven't a clue about robust security.

Query: How did the Reds get into the Democrats computer systems ?
Hope it wasn't a Redhat/Centos system but an 'open Windoze' set-up.


England, EU.      England's place is in the European Union.