Fake Update: Mind the smokescreen!

Fake Update: Mind the smokescreen!

Tom Reynolds

Tom Reynolds

It’s clear that Pokémon Go has been causing a stir this month, but on your quest to be the very best, working five days a week really doesn’t leave you with a lot of time to catch them all. With that in mind, the determined Pokémon trainer might be pleased to meet Fake Update, a prank website that fakes Windows updates in order for the user to spend some time away from their desk. The web page will bring up an entirely realistic update page, allowing you to escape the shackles of your desk for a 5-minute break away.

Now as a company leader, you may have to work even harder to catch slackers avoiding hard graft with this excuse, but there are ways. For example, Fake Update uses static images, so keep an eye out for screens which don’t change – or PCs upgrading to Windows 10 when they’re already using the operating system in question!

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