Reply to post: Re: Secure Email

Hacker takes down CEO wire transfer scammers, sends their Win 10 creds to the cops

Vic

Re: Secure Email

Surely the solution for this kind of problem is a secure ID so that you know the sender is who they say they are?

Digital signatures have been possible for years.

Now try to get that implemented in any commercial organisation. It's always "too hard"[1], and we need to understand that "loss of productivity costs real money"[2].

Vic.

[1] It isn't. It's actually rather easy,.

[2] There's a tiny amount of training required to teach people how to sign emails. But apparently, that costs too much, whereas the sort of losses we see from this article are acceptable costs of doing business.

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