I can NOT believe it. My sister wanted to use the PC to check her bank account details. I said 'sure', while I looked at her bank details, and she tapped away at the keyboard. In seriously less than 30 seconds, she had somehow managed to start installing a whole bunch of applications onto my PC. I have NO idea how she managed this.
There must be some kind of magic elf in every PC which detects a novice computer user and just starts installing wierd applications.
I dont think anyone I know who is a serious computer user would be able to replicate this behaviour that quickly. No wonder people have a hard time writing anti-spyware/anti-virus applications. It's almost impossible for educated computer users to get themselves into these kinds of dodgy situations.
I've never seen ANYTHING like it.
Hackaday Links: July 22, 2018
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