[Dshield] l33t idiots and users without a clue

Leeuwen, Allan van allan.vanleeuwen at orangemail.nl
Fri Aug 26 06:56:51 GMT 2005


You know this REALLY nifty easteregg in Outlook ??
If you hold down the ALT key and type FIXME really quick, it comes up
...

-----Original Message-----
From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org
[mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org] On Behalf Of Bo Nordgren
Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2005 8:06 AM
To: General DShield Discussion List
Subject: Re: [Dshield] l33t idiots and users without a clue

On Mon, 22 Aug 2005 16:39:07 -0700, Willy, Andrew wrote
> Hah.  Reminds of me of people idling in IRC .wav trading channels with
this
> away message: "Press Alt-F4 for a list of files."  Rarely failed.

Well, this is just the problem you get with users that doesn't do a
reality check before
following instructions.
I think most of the people on this list have either a clueless l33t
nitwit story or a
user executing things that are so amazingly obvious that the only
analogy in real life
would be "Please pick up that high voltage wire" the fact that they
don't do those
things in real life is that they have been trained to fear electricity.

Not having a clue is the reason we still have spam & phishing. Viruses,
worms trojans
and exploitation can happen without people helping but clueless people
really help them.

How many of us will confess to having been clueless a while back?

// Greetings, Bo

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