Tuesday, August 20, 2002

Hackers Beg Boring People to Stop Using Encryption

San Jose, Calif. (SatireWire.com) — In an unusual worldwide appeal, the International Brotherhood of Computer Hackers today asked particularly boring people to please stop encrypting their emails.

… [P]eople should only encrypt if they are going to send information such as passwords, credit card numbers, blueprints for an unreleased product, or confidential sales figures. Barring that, he advised, “at least give us something revealing, like you slept with your boss’s wife, or his Airedale.” (more…)

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