[The Economic Development Administration, an agency in the Department of Commerce,] destroyed not only (uninfected) desktop computers but also printers, cameras, keyboards, and even mice. The destruction only stopped—sparing $3 million of equipment—because the agency had run out of money to pay for destroying the hardware.
Uhhh, is my mom making their tech decisions? Because I really thought everyone else in the world understood that this is not how to fix the computer.
Actually, scratch that: My mom knows better than this.
The total cost of this incident, by the way? Almost $3 million.