A treatment center for internet addiction has opened near Seattle. The story is in the Guardian. I wasn’t going to mention it until I started reading the comments; some of them are priceless. My favorite comment: I wonder whether they offer the counseling courses online….
Bruce Schneier, writing in the Guardian, attempts to use the Conficker scare to illustrate larger lessons in human psychology. In particular, he wonders why Conficker led to global cyber-panic, at least among Windows users, whereas other, equally or more dangerous malware passes almost unnoticed almost every day. Frankly, I think his reasoning is a bit […]