Graham Cluley Quotes

Graham Cluley (born 8 April 1969) is a British security blogger and the author of grahamcluley.com; a daily blog on the latest computer security news, opinion, and advice.

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Graham Cluley


“Two years on, Gates' famous prediction now looks extraordinarily optimistic.”

Graham Cluley

#Extraordinarily #Famous #Gates #Looks #Optimistic #Prediction


“That points to the guy in Turkey, who is alleged to have paid the worm author for writing Zotob.”

Graham Cluley

#Writing


“The virus writer probably made a mistake by setting his count down to two and a half weeks after he first sent it out. That gave people enough time to take care of it. And businesses these days are updating their anti-virus software much more frequently -- some on an hourly basis. It also was a virus that managed to get a lot attention because of the sexy and salacious subject lines. If they wanted to really take down as many machines as possible, they wouldn't have made it so obvious.”

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#Count #Half #Mistake #Probably #Setting #Virus #Weeks #Writer


“What the chart reveals is that spammers and virus writers can exploit unprotected computers anywhere in the world to send out their unwanted messages.”

Graham Cluley

#Computers #World #Writers


“What the chart reveals is that spammers and virus writers can exploit unprotected computers anywhere in the world to send out their unwanted messages,”

Graham Cluley

#Computers #World #Writers


“However, when examined by an experienced virus analyst the similarities become clear. It appears that whoever wrote Zotob had access to the Mytob source code, ripped out the email-spreading section, and plugged in the Microsoft exploit.”

Graham Cluley

#Access #Analyst #Appears #Clear #Examined #Experienced #However #Similarities #Virus #When #Wrote


“It's funny to us as we're so used to worms and viruses being bad news rather than making the world a better place.”

Graham Cluley

#Funny #News #Us #World


“There's been no death, no Titanic-style disaster. So far there's been extremely little activity. We've had no reports of data destroyed from our business customers. That doesn't mean people can afford to be complacent, though.”

Graham Cluley

#Death #Disaster #Style


“Some owners of Mac computers have held the belief that Mac OS X is incapable of harboring computer viruses, but Leap-A will leave them shell-shocked.”

Graham Cluley

#Belief #Computers


“This worm feeds on people's willingness to receive salacious content on their desktop computer.”

Graham Cluley

#Computer #Content #Desktop #Feeds #Receive #Willingness #Worm


“This Trojan horse has been aggressively seeded, using spam technology, to distribute malicious code to as many vulnerable computers as possible, in the shortest amount of time.”

Graham Cluley

#Computers #Technology


“Hackers are in a race against time to infect as many computers as possible through the WMF security hole before companies have a chance to put the patch in place. Everyone should apply the patch as soon as possible, and defend their networks with up-to-date anti-virus and anti-spam software.”

Graham Cluley

#Computers #Race #Security #Time


“This worm feeds on people's willingness to receive salacious content on their desktop computer, but they could be putting their entire company's data at risk.”

Graham Cluley

#Computer #Content #Desktop #Feeds #Putting #Receive #Willingness #Worm


“If users and businesses take proper care over their computers, and act sensibly, then they should be able to reap the advantages of online banking without compromising their security,”

Graham Cluley

#Act #Computers


“Trojans are different from viruses because they can lurk in PCs without anyone noticing and can spy on the computer user's activities then send this information back anywhere in the world.”

Graham Cluley

#Computer #Lurk #Noticing #Spy #Trojans #Viruses