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"Businesses make poor decisions, either due to a lack of knowledge or due to "business" reasons, i.e. not wanting to spend money. Both are unforgivable mistakes. If some businesses are doing nothing to protect their data by exposing their database to the Internet, then the headline is not alarmist enough."

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