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Hackers don't just want to pwn networks, they literally want to OWN your network – and no one knows they're there

Claptrap314 Bronze badge

Quote: "I can't believe WMI and Powershell is still being misused in such a dramatic fashion," he said. "It is time Microsoft got their act together."

It was time they got their act together around '94.

Boot sector infectors were the bane of computer users BEFORE the internet. Win95 came out as a system to be networked, with approximately 0 attention paid to security.

Because approximately 0.01% of the market had the ability to understand the s******* that was about to be unleashed.

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