We hear the warnings everywhere these days. Don't click on links from unknown sources, don't open attachments unless you know their contents, don't friend strangers on Facebook, and so many more. It's safe to say that the average Internet user is more aware of the dangers they face online than they were 10 years ago. But is user education going to be enough? Threatpost
reports that Jeremiah Grossman, CTO of Whitehat Security, believes that we have indeed lost the war for desktop security. Citing a policy that many large-scale and high profile companies are implementing, that every PC should and will be considered compromised, he infers that "the good guys have ceded victory in the desktop security battle." Considering the breadth and scope of the Internet, a statement like that can't be taken lightly.