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Comment Action not words! (Score 2, Insightful) 95

Are these researchers doing anything about it? Have they handed the IP lists with timestamps over to the appropriate ISPs or corporate network administrators so that the infected systems can be dealt with? Did they even put up a page where you can check yourself or your network?

Merely counting the infected is nothing but mental masturbation. Even the lame government census has moved beyond simply counting.

Comment Browsers can solve this (Score 1) 849

Since we are talking about web logins here there is a simple solution...

Most modern web browsers support remembering passwords and typing them in for you. If you are so unconcerned about security that you want your password to be displayed on the screen for anyone to see then you may as well just let your browser type it in for you and eliminate the typo problem completely.

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