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Letter: Our vulnerable computers

Tablet computer with blank screen on a businessman workplace

Computer hack here.

Computer hack there.

Computer hack everywhere.

In 1980 I was enrolled at Alexandria Vo-Tech studying computer programming.

Our primary instructor, Mr. McCoy, said this early on: "If carpenters built buildings the way programmers programmed computers ... the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization."

That was almost 40 years ago. Things have not changed.

Tony Fernkes

Bird Island