Malware Collaboration the Latest Trend

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popstop785

I don't mind the occasional malware... I make a few bucks off every PC I have to rid of the stuff. It's a circle of life sorta thing! :P

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bpstone

Yep, I love getting cash in my pocket for cleaning someone's PC. lol (-_^)

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popstop785

Did you really just try to blame infections on java Goos? It takes a idiot to find its way to a blacklisted site and get infected that way. I have NEVER had any issue with Java or Flash infections on ANY pc I have ever owned and/or built.

Just saying. ;)

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bpstone

"Did you really just try to blame infections on java Goos?"
"Had a virus take a backdoor through Java then destroy it; so much for a security suite."

Sounded more like I was referring to an event that had occurred on my personal computer. The infection happened on a normal website that later found then removed the trojan. Trojans or any malware can infect a person's computer on almost any website. I haven't had any issues with Reader, Flash or Java ever since that one occurrence. (^_^)

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bpstone

Found two spyware programs on my computers today off F-secure. Microsoft needs to rewrite their OS from the ground up. If they're worried about compatibility, they can write a transfer program when people install their OS. It is literally swiss cheese for malware and a pain to keep maintained. Constantly having to stay on top of updating software along with paying for good Anti-virus software. Had a virus take a backdoor through Java then destroy it; so much for a security suite. Security, simplicity and graphics. 

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drainbread

Wow, you're bitching about Microsoft when a virus used 3rd party software to break your shit? I have a suggestion...

 

STOP RUNNING/INSTALLING RANDOM SHIT FROM THE INTERNET!

 

I just don't understand how people get infected with malware, I'm running a damn near 6 year old install of fucking XP and never had an infection.

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Gooses

Yes of course, because JAVA is "RANDOM SH*T FROM THE INTERNET".  I don't know too many people who don't have Java installed.

I bet drainbeard's computer is full of virues lol

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drainbread

I ran a TRK "scan" just for you, other than cookies, nada, so you fail.

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Luminosity47

+1

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bpstone

Keep the profanity on the down low please. That was just one instance of infection. I've built three systems. My computers are rarely affected by malware; however nobody is 100% secure. I've worked on the average Joe's computer with absolutely ramming full of malware. You cannot deny that Unix is more secure than Windows NT. Hackers are getting smarter, so it would be common sense to stay ahead of the curve. I'd run a free scan from Microsoft or download their security essentials suite. I don't care about your ego... just giving you good advice.

http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm

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drainbread

Stupid "advice" is more like it, you know nothing about how my PC is set up software wise.

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bpstone

Stop flame baiting, it won't be tolerated! This article was published five days ago.

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