At least he carefully weighed his options

malware

Fairly bright guy called to tell me he had clicked a link in an email and now had malware. I gave him the usual lecture about responding to strange emails and his reply was “Yes, I know. I thoroughly investigated the situation, carefully weighed my options and chose the best possible course of action. Then […]

The case of the disappearing disks

floppy tower

Working for IBM/Kodak in a joint venture to support multiple vendors (Gateway, Packard Bell, etc), I got a call to go see about a computer that’s eating floppy disks. Having my interest piqued, I called and she re-described the situation, and it sounded worth the drive. I get there to see that she has her […]