[LINK] European computer virus stats

Stilgherrian stil at stilgherrian.com
Thu Feb 10 11:22:10 AEDT 2011

On 10/02/2011, at 11:04 AM, Michael Skeggs mike at bystander.net wrote:
> "My computer has a virus" is the catch cry of every low skilled user.
> My sister-in-law posted on Facebook she was going to buy a new laptop
> because her old one was broken because of a virus.
> I got her to drop it round, and it was running dead slow, but because
> the disk was partitioned into two drives, and C was full (of course D
> was empty).

Ah the old false syllogism... "If your computer has a virus then it might be running slowly" becomes "If your computer is running slowly then it has a virus".


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