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Graham Cluley Quotes

Regardless of whether his e-mail campaign is legal or not, there's no doubt that this has backfired for the attorney general and he has drifted into political hot water by annoying users with his unsolicited emails.
Graham Cluley
#Doubt

This move into the theft of virtual goods is hardly surprising when you consider the sums of money changing hands for virtual items in these virtual worlds.
Graham Cluley
#Money

It's sickening to think that a woman claiming to help other mums generate an income while looking after their children was also involved in spam campaigns that promoted adult pornographic websites. The US computer crime authorities are cracking down harder than ever on those responsible for sending spam, and they should be congratulated for bringing another culprit to justice. Firm action is required worldwide to send a strong message to spammers that their activities are simply unacceptable.
Graham Cluley
#Children

Microsoft's credibility will have been damaged by this hack. How can the biggest software company in the world not employ the simple safe-computing practices which could have protected it from this sort of attack?
Graham Cluley
#Company

In North America, [Internet service providers] are sharing more knowledge on how to combat spammers and are educating users about the problem,
Graham Cluley
#America

In North America, [Internet service providers] are sharing more knowledge on how to combat spammers and are educating users about the problem.
Graham Cluley
#America

All computer users should treat any unsolicited email attachments with extreme caution, or they run the risk of being ripped off. Anyone unfortunate enough to run malicious software could potentially be allowing hackers to gain access to their computer to spy, steal and cause havoc. Users need to savvy-up to reduce the risk of being taken in by greedy, money-grabbing internet criminals.
Graham Cluley
#Caution

This is the first real virus for the Mac OS X platform. Apple Mac users need to be just as careful running unknown or unsolicited code on their computers as their friends and colleagues running Windows.
Graham Cluley
#Apple

You have to join MARA to get a sample. They'll share only with members of their club.
Graham Cluley
#Club

The German police should be applauded for arresting these men before the alleged criminal plot was put into action. The potential rewards for internet crime are high, and we are seeing organized international gangs becoming more sophisticated in the ways in which they attempt to steal information from online banking users. Computer crime authorities around the world need to work closely with each other to break apart these criminal gangs and bring them to justice.
Graham Cluley
#Action

The German police should be applauded for arresting these men before the alleged criminal plot was put into action. Computer crime authorities around the world need to work closely with each other to break apart these criminal gangs and bring them to justice.
Graham Cluley
#Action

Unlike worms, it doesn't have a capability to replicate itself and so has to be manually spread by being spammed out deliberately, or people downloading it from a Web site.
Graham Cluley
#Capability

Fortunately, you don't need special antivirus or security software for MP3s. If your antivirus is current, there won't be any damage, because the scanner will catch it.
Graham Cluley
#Security

A vulnerability like this opens the door for hackers to spy on your sensitive information. Users running the affected software should upgrade as soon as possible.
Graham Cluley
#Information

By taking control of unprotected PCs, hackers can relay spam, launch denial-of-service attacks, or steal user information, without computer owners being any the wiser.
Graham Cluley
#Control

There are legitimate Web-filtering programs that let you control which sites your employees or your kids visit. The idea of putting controls into the hands of a Trojan is a bad one.
Graham Cluley
#Control

Many users will be used to receiving dodgy sounding business propositions in their inbox, promising them a fortune. These schemes, however, only make money for the criminals behind them.
Graham Cluley
#Business

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

Worms and viruses are increasingly being written to steal confidential data from innocent people's computers, to hijack resources, or launch spam or denial-of-service attacks,
Graham Cluley
#Computers

The hurricane is a dreadful natural disaster, and it's sickening to think that hackers are prepared to exploit the horrendous situation in an attempt to break into computers for the purposes of spamming, extortion and theft.
Graham Cluley
#Disaster

This Trojan isn't trying to steal money or confidential information, but acting as a moral guardian instead, blocking viewing of sites it determines are unsavory,
Graham Cluley
#Acting And Actors

It is probably the biggest virus since the Love Bug. It went quiet overnight but took off again this morning when people started opening their e-mails.
Graham Cluley
#Love

But there are still a lot escaping justice.
Graham Cluley
#Justice

Everyone likes to catch their man and get two criminals off the street, so from that point of view it was great. But the public will not notice any difference because of it.
Graham Cluley
#Man

It?s not the main reason, but one of the reasons is CAN-SPAM.
Graham Cluley
#Reason

This is clearly a growing problem with serious consequences. They are used to deliver spam, Trojan horses, and other malicious code very quickly.
Graham Cluley
#Consequences

It wouldn't surprise me if this didn't get the interest of the hacker community.
Graham Cluley
#Community

reminds people to take care online.
Graham Cluley
#People

We would still love to see a sample of this and determine if this is a potential threat to our customers. It's a little bit disappointing that they are not sharing the sample.
Graham Cluley
#Love

Every month Microsoft releases security patches for its software - and it's often a race against time for companies to roll these patches out across their business before a hacker takes advantage of the vulnerability. A security hole which allows hackers with malicious intentions to run code on Windows or Apple Mac computers is very serious, and all affected users should ensure they have defended their systems.
Graham Cluley
#Race