superclown2 - 7:11 pm on Oct 5, 2013 (gmt 0)
They've all been warned not to open emails that don't come from people they don't know and especially don't open file attachments you weren't expecting yet they do it anyway. Idiots.
A friend of mine told me two days ago that someone who he exchanges emails with regularly and who is on holiday sent him an email complaining that he had been robbed of all his money and his passport. Needless to say I told him it was a scam but there was a viral attachment which he had already clicked on.
My friend who is a senior oncologist responsible for saving the lives of hundreds, maybe thousands of lives isn't really an idiot at all. If he was he would never be able to do his job. The guy on holiday posted details of the resort on Facebook - that was stupid but several billion other people do that.
There needs to be more determination to stamp this out at ISP or browser level. there are too many clever criminals out there for normal decent people to keep track of all their tricks.