This is more #Cyberpunk than I bargained for
All those mirrored sunglasses, there had to be a cost someday.
The dystopia that was promised!
@cypnk Translation: Our manager was looking at porn on the office PC & clicked on some ransomware, so he couldn't put the order in this week. But he's totally blaming hackers for it.
@cypnk Would that be this one? https://maritime-executive.com/article/cosco-reports-cyberattack-at-its-u-s-operations
@freakazoid That has to be it. The industry, timing, and end effect all fit
@cypnk "cyber attack" here means that someone made the mistake of using windows on a PC that wasn't just for video games, and they clicked one wrong ad lol
@Ocean22 Or they were running an unlatched version that was controlling industrial equipment and it was connected to the internet
That happens all the time since a lot of those software aren’t designed with upgrades in mind. Some of them still don’t work without XP
@cypnk Something I don't quite recall seeing in a William Gibson or Bruce Sterling novel.
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