Recognizing that all the technology in the world can't protect the internet from attacks, the security industry is targeting an education campaign at the weakest link, CNET reports: computer users. It's the first public service message of its kind in the U.S., and it's simple: Stop. Think. Connect. Unveiled Oct. 6 at Intel’s headquarters, the campaign is part of Cyber Security Awareness Month, an annual event since October 2001, and was organized by the National Cyber Security Alliance, the Anti-Phishing Working Group, and more than two dozen government agencies and companies. The goal is to get security precautions to become...

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