David HarleyDavid Harley CITP FBCS CISSP is an independent consultant providing authoring, editorial and research services to the anti-virus industry, and holds the title Senior Research Fellow at the anti-malware company ESET. He has authored or contributed to major security books and many conference papers and articles, and is a prolific blogger. He lives in the UK.
The Wikipedia entry for ‘error message’ includes a number of infamous (and confusing) error messages, though it doesn’t include my all-time favorite: Keyboard not found! Press any key to continue And no, that’s not an urban legend. While I’m not sure that was the exact wording, I did see more or less that same error message two or three times back in the days when user support was part of my job.
I’m not a regular denizen of the ivory halls of academia, but I’ve recently become aware of a journal paper submission scam for which even a quasi-academic is apparently a suitable target. At any rate, I recently received a minor blizzard of emails offering me the opportunity to submit a paper to one of several dozen open access, peer-reviewed online journals, and to join them as an editorial board member or reviewer.