Stupid user tricks: Eleven IT horror stories

Wednesday, 19 April 2006, 2:37 AM EST

No matter how hard we pray, how many chickens we sacrifice, how often we chant naked by moonlight, every network is at one time or other exposed to the ultimate technology risk: users.

They’re short, tall, skinny, and fat. They’re smart or stupid, unique or cloned - but no matter what, they’ll abuse technology.

At InfoWorld.

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