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What was that? I couldn't hear that scam over my G+.
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post #42 of 60
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Originally Posted by Trippen Out View Post
um yes it is. the fact they just released a huge update for a single application that fixed like 60 or so vulnerabilities in safari alone is sorta proof that it is
Safari /= Mac OSX. All OS's will have security issues, all will need to be patched, and the majority of exploits are through a third party application. (Flash, Java, etc.)

I also fail to see how the manufacture patching security issues makes it less secure of an OS . . .


On Topic: As long as you think before you click you'll be fine. Always check where a link is going to take you, and if it sounds suspicious then don't click it. At this point Facebook needs to implement something to try and stop crap like this. Maybe they could start blacklisting URL'S, to prevent people from posting to them.
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post #43 of 60
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Originally Posted by AtomicFrost View Post
Safari /= Mac OSX. All OS's will have security issues, all will need to be patched, and the majority of exploits are through a third party application. (Flash, Java, etc.)

I also fail to see how the manufacture patching security issues makes it less secure of an OS . . .


On Topic: As long as you think before you click you'll be fine. Always check where a link is going to take you, and if it sounds suspicious then don't click it. At this point Facebook needs to implement something to try and stop crap like this. Maybe they could start blacklisting URL'S, to prevent people from posting to them.

im not going to turn this thread into a why mac os is really less secure then windows 7. to many sheeple to prove it to. to little time to do it in. bottom line is mac has proven to be the more vulnerable to attack. it just not worth it at this time point. also its not the fact that apple finally patched these issues. its the number of issues it patched at a single time.
    
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post #44 of 60
But if I don't have an anti-virus, which one does it pretend to be
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Oh my god... I am pretty sure this is gonna scam millions of people... Cause let's face it, about 90% percent of facebook users are ignorant people that don't know anything or care about the security of their PCs and/or identities.


It's a good thing I stopped using facebook a long time ago. Not that I would be fooled by some obviously devious trap. But still, I am gonna be really disappointed.


*sigh* People these days.... Even if you explain this to them, they're still gonna fall for it.....
    
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post #46 of 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by fl0w3n View Post
But if I don't have an anti-virus, which one does it pretend to be
usually AVG or something similar

    
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Noscript remains godly.
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post #48 of 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by dafour View Post
Always google the title before clicking that,it almost always a scam or something like that.
I dont have these,i never click on anything
^This

If I ever see a video someone has posted that clearly looks suspicious I always Google it first. Generally you even find the read video and get to watch it without getting your account infiltrated!
    
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post #49 of 60
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Originally Posted by tryagainplss View Post
Cause let's face it, about 90% percent of facebook users are ignorant people that don't know anything or care about the security of their PCs and/or identities.
Source?
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I actually went to the link where it says something about a spider under the skin once. The site was stillfb.com or something, which I found kind of funny. Anyway, I did a bunch of scans with MWB, and MSE. Nothing came up, and I haven't gotten any odd pop-ups for AV software. I'm thinking either AdBlock or inherent features of Chrome stopped it from executing.
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