Actually, I think she is brilliant!! She spat out some gobbldygook that she knows full well will not be understood by her superiors, runs off to check the logs and finds the ip address in no time. She totally social engineered them into job security.
Then again it could just simply be a stupid staff writer barfing up something he overheard during a conversation with real techies and messed it up.
You pick but I tend to like the first one.
CISSP, MCSE, CSTA, Security+ SME