[rescue] Do you remember when? Security software.....

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Mon Aug 11 11:48:50 CDT 2003

On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 12:20:41PM -0400, Michael A. Turner wrote:
> 	I just remember the Y2K consultants that were wandering around at
> one point. The guy that the place I worked at then hired could not even log
> onto the network. He just hit cancel on the machines when the login prompt
> came up (95/98 OS). He then could not understand why he could not reach
> network resources. I had to show him how to login and then he could not
> remember the login he was given. All he did was walk around to every PC and
> stick a disk into it. The disk ran and did all the checking for him. He then
> complied a report from this info and cashed his check. The amazing part if
> it took several months for him to do all this. total and complete rip-off.

This was the case with a lot of so-called Y2K consultants.  Basically
90% of them were opportunists exploiting paranoia and FUD to make a fast
one-time buck.

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