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StuartMW
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Banks seek NSA help amid attacks on their computer systems

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Major U.S. banks have turned to the National Security Agency for help protecting their computer systems after a barrage of assaults that have disrupted their Web sites, according to industry officials.

»www.washingtonpost.com/world/nat ··· ory.html

So Bob is "helping" our banks. Why do I not feel better?
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said by StuartMW:

quote:
Major U.S. banks have turned to the National Security Agency for help protecting their computer systems after a barrage of assaults that have disrupted their Web sites, according to industry officials.

»www.washingtonpost.com/world/nat ··· ory.html

So Bob is "helping" our banks. Why do I not feel better?

Given that Bob is deeply in a data-sharing bed with the IRS and other Federal banking-oversight agencies, all of whom themselves currently have deep views into the banking system's computers, I must admit I (sadly) don't see much worsening of the privacy situation that already exists.
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StuartMW
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Unfortunately you're probably correct All-knowing Bob probably knows more about my finances than me
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