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Author Topic: U.S. Agency Trashes Computers For Malware That Wasn't There...  (Read 1883 times)

Tinman57

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  Just like the government to throw the baby out with the bath-water.  Goes to show just how ignorant our government is of technology.  How do they get rid of malware on computer systems?  Destroy the computers and peripherals!!!

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Worst IT fail ever? US agency spends millions in useless security
A branch of the U.S. Commerce Department recently trashed perfectly good computers and wasted millions on a bogus malware infection. How did this happen?

http://www.techrepub...in-useless-security/

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Re: U.S. Agency Trashes Computers For Malware That Wasn't There...
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2013, 09:14:33 PM »
I near peed myself when I read that. Throwing out the mice? Wow. The depths of idiocy in government just knows no bounds.
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Re: U.S. Agency Trashes Computers For Malware That Wasn't There...
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2013, 08:53:30 AM »
I near peed myself when I read that. Throwing out the mice? Wow. The depths of idiocy in government just knows no bounds.

Hay now, they were just trying to prevent history from repeating itself ... Rodents carried plague throughout the land back in the dark ages...and devil be damned if they were going to let that shit happen again..!

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Re: U.S. Agency Trashes Computers For Malware That Wasn't There...
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2013, 09:30:19 AM »
I near peed myself when I read that. Throwing out the mice? Wow. The depths of idiocy in government just knows no bounds.

Hay now, they were just trying to prevent history from repeating itself ... Rodents carried plague throughout the land back in the dark ages...and devil be damned if they were going to let that shit happen again..!

Ah! Right you are~! Hope they smashed all the ports real good to stop the spread as well.
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Re: U.S. Agency Trashes Computers For Malware That Wasn't There...
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2013, 02:01:02 PM »
I near peed myself when I read that. Throwing out the mice? Wow. The depths of idiocy in government just knows no bounds.

You really should see a doctor about that Renny! Followed by opening a porn site!  :P

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Re: U.S. Agency Trashes Computers For Malware That Wasn't There...
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2013, 08:07:16 PM »
I near peed myself when I read that. Throwing out the mice? Wow. The depths of idiocy in government just knows no bounds.

You really should see a doctor about that Renny! Followed by opening a porn site!  :P

  Hmmmm.... Depends?   :P

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Re: U.S. Agency Trashes Computers For Malware That Wasn't There...
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2013, 08:50:42 PM »
Or give a lot of Huggies?

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Re: U.S. Agency Trashes Computers For Malware That Wasn't There...
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2013, 08:58:09 PM »
Good to see that we can all avoid toilet humour! :D
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Re: U.S. Agency Trashes Computers For Malware That Wasn't There...
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2013, 09:13:51 AM »
Good to see that we can all avoid toilet humour! :D

We wee-ly are trying.