Apples and oranges, chalk and cheese: choose the metaphor you prefer.
Everyone knows Excel is an enormously popular tool. However Excel is also infamous and has been implicated in many stories of financial mismanagement. Excel is attractive because it is easy to use. But as news stories and groups like the European Spreadsheet Risks Interest Group (EUSprIG) highlight, it is also easy to abuse and this abuse is not just or even mainly by novice users. Rather some of the most serious abuse is by seasoned professionals.