Truth About Computer Security Hysteria
Employee fired when his computer didn't have a virusCATEGORY: Genuine horror stories because someone believed a virus myth
A programmer we'll call "Monty" lost his job in 1992 when his boss erroneously claimed to have found a virus on his computer. The firm's lawyer learned what really happened — and he advised them to quickly settle it out of court. See related link for detailed info.
Last updated: 2000/6/29