are the Geeks, for they shall internet the earth
are to the IT department, what venereal diseases are to doctors. Once a
virus can infiltrate a users contact list, it infects the user and all the
people the user has ever had e-mail with. The �I Love You� virus is a
perfect example of this; �The I Love You virus infected several million
computers and caused as much as $10 billion in damages� according to
an article on Sun Microsystem�s website. This means that several million
people were lonely enough to click on the "LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs"
attachment in hopes a
secret admirer was trying to contact them.
It would be easier to understand how a deceptive virus like the �I
Love You� virus tricked millions of people into opening it, if the
virus were the first one of its kind, but it wasn�t. The �I Love
You� virus was like; virus #2,515,784. I mean; there were a hell of
a lot of viruses that came a long before this one. Anyone that clicks
on spam or virus e-mail these days are playing Russian roulette and
should be charged a premium when having to help them. This is
especially true when it comes to office workers because
they are warned all the time about being cautious of suspicious
e-mail. Because so many office workers click on the I Love You
Viruses, tells me that there are also a hell of a lot of office
affairs going on for subject title to be interesting.
"Burn me once, and you�re the fool. Burn me 2,515,784 times and
I�m too freakin stupid to own a computer�a car�have
children�and be allowed to vote.�
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