Video: It's 2010 And People Have Absolutely Zero Computer Security & Safety Knowledge

Ha, this is too funny. The folks at F Secure went out onto the mean streets of San Francisco to ascertain the average person’s malware knowledge. You know, Q: “You have conficker, what do you do?” A: “I don’t know, take some Advil?”

You can say something cynical like, “Bah, that’s just how it’s edited,” but outside of your proper techie friends, how would you characterize the average person’s malware knowledge? I talked to some anti-virus companies last summer, and they said to a person: most people know very little about malware, how to prevent it or how you can treat it.

Or, you can be like me, and sit back and enjoy the hilarity.