'Tell All Your colleagues! This REALLY happenned to a friend of mine'
Guaranteed to generate a flood of great pragmatic advice from users in just about any online forum, and it always details a sorry tale that ultimately gets shot down by Snopes etc. It could be a warning about being mugged at road junctions or Microsoft distributing viruses. Its a pity that common sense methods of dealing with such panic headlines arent included with each new PC/Laptop by law. Oh and that includes 'you inherited a fortune....'
Now I'm an IT professional and I was bamboozled by a message that popped up on my new laptop:
'Allow updates from Silverlight....?' Never heard of it, so I'll be stripping that off right away.
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