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Quotations of the day

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • May 10, 2013 - 2:57 AM

"Once you see a large attack like this, that they made off with $45 million, that's going to wake up the cybercrime community." — Ken Pickering, who works in security intelligence at CORE Security, after U.S. prosecutors say a worldwide gang of criminals stole millions by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining ATMs around the globe.

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"Capital punishment must be reserved for those crimes that are truly the worst examples of human conduct. The reality is we still have brutal criminals in our midst who have no respect for the rule of law or human life." — Cuyahoga (Ohio) County prosecutor Timothy McGinty on whether they will pursue the death penalty against Ariel Castro, charged with rape and kidnapping.

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"We are recording and LP together this weekend. How about coming in to play bass stop call Alan Douglas 212-5812212. Peace Jimi Hendrix Miles Davis Tony Williams." — Jimi Hendrix in a telegram, complete with a typographical error, to Paul McCartney as he recruited the Beatle to a recording session that never happened because of Hendrix's sudden death in 1970.

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