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#1 Scarlett


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Posted 22 August 2005 - 01:19 PM

Travelers who rely on Internet cafes for e-mail and Internet banking may be unaware of software viruses lurking on many public computers. The Dominion Post Internet cafes have come a long way from the shabby shops with tinted windows that first sprung up in the dot-com boom. Today, many are clean and bright, marketed not at game-playing students but business people and tourists. But don't let the gloss fool you. Like the saloons in the Wild West, the industry is still young, still unregulated, and, in some cases, still quite dangerous for the uninitiated.
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Posted 22 August 2005 - 02:16 PM

This brings up a very good point. You simply do not know how security-minded the owners of such cafes may be, or whether they have any sort of layered protection to protect the computers you use.
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