Everyone is focused on the ransomware… they should really be focused on the delivery mechanisms.

Or focused on the decisions that allowed this to even be possible.

We ran fuel pipelines without internet connections and hackable computers for decade.

@TheGibson Or more to the point: that there were delivery mechanisms.


I've seen way too many people hand-wringing over adding more and more Ransomware recovery and mitigation.

Yeah, that's all well and good, but if malware successfully runs on a device, we're compromised. We're lucky if it's just ransomware, but there could be any number of other malware capabilities that are in play here.

Stop trying to heat your house whilst you've got the doors and windows open in winter!

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.