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Re: [chat] Commonwealth NetBank Update System.
- To: Peter Hardy <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [chat] Commonwealth NetBank Update System.
- From: Matthew Hannigan <mlh@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 09:31:58 +1000
- Cc: slug-chat@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 09:17:13AM +1000, Peter Hardy wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 08:30 +1000, Yama wrote:
> > On Tuesday 02 May 2006 00:52, Charles Myers <cmyers@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 22:50 +0800, Commonwealth Bank Customer Support
> > >
> > > wrote:
> > > > added new security features to make NetBank safer than ever. Of
> > > > course, security is an ongoing priority. So we've added some great new
> > > > services to make NetBank safer than ever. Here are just so
> > >
> > > Hahahahahahahhaha... The pity is.. someone will fall for it :(
> > I think the newer Commonwealth Bank ATMs run Windows. How's that for security?
> They're made by Diebold, which makes me worry about much bigger problems
> than the operating system.
Yes indeed, a whole lot of banks use Diebold now I've noticed.
For those unfamiliar with Diebold; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diebold
"In early 2006 the Diebold Election Systems subsidiary
came under considerable fire from alternate media sources
for creating voting systems without reasonable auditing,
no paper trail, security holes, and software bugs"
BTW, I've sent the original including headers to