Re: Reverting firefox-esr upgrade in Buster
- Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 10:24:57 -0500
- From: Dan Ritter <dsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Reverting firefox-esr upgrade in Buster
> But... bank account STILL does not work...
> out IMMEDIATELY because it wasn't available.
> security issue prone to the point folks are trying to wipe it from the
> Net. So WHY is a bank so dependent on it that my bank's website almost
Oh, that's easy.
People at corporations care about:
- making money
- keeping money
- reducing the amount of money they spend in order to do the
(Most) banks are corporations.
It turns out that the web is much much cheaper than a bank clerk
per unit of work that each does. So web solutions replace
It also turns out that most of the people who run banks don't
know much about computers or software or the web... but they all
believe that they are expert users. And as a consequence, they
don't care one whit about actual security.
So they'll pay extra to get logos and certificates and big green
bars on browsers, but animations and smooth flows win over
debuggable code every single time.
Remember, every security bug is also a bug.