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3 comments

I +d this one based on the blurb (1)

symbolset (646467) | about a year ago | (#44604879)

But the site is already dead, I can't read the article, so, it's not going to survive a /.ing if it can't even withstand being in the firehose.

Re: I +d this one based on the blurb (1)

drcheap (1897540) | about a year ago | (#44604957)

It's ok now.

Re: I +d this one based on the blurb (1)

symbolset (646467) | about a year ago | (#44605067)

OK, now that I can read the story it's McAfee apologia for the "trillion dollar" malware cost statement. Frankly I didn't have a problem with the trillion dollar number - I figured it conservative, but I knew they couldn't prove it.

Being a Linux fan from way back of course I have no use for their products, but professionally I have to cert up on their ware. I have to say that after 20 years of having to cert up on useless shit never before has there been a certification program that makes me want to engage in self-cutting, until now. If I ever meet the poor narrator who read those endless slides to me, I may compulsively harm him even though I know it was just a job to him.

If people need a college course in how to sell your ware without knowing how it works, maybe you done fucked up.

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