Security flaw hysteria: Click bait headline as aways

Just reading through another example of hysteria being whipped up, not by security experts, but rather journalists trying to make out that something that is rathe difficult to achieve can be done merely by flicking ones computer on and pressing a button ( link ). In all due respects, nothing is gained creating hysteria about security problems that almost require all the stars and planets to be aligned just at the right time for something bad to happen, when the offending party trying to exploit a security whole requires the end user to make a series of steps that would first of all require the end user to be a complete moron for allowing the first step to take place. At some point, dare I say, the end user has to stop being an idiot and take responsibility for the decisions they make surrounding what is run on their computer and what they give administration privileges to when running.

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