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super old repost...
post #22 of 44
If you're updated, then please stop worrying about this nonsensical repost.
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post #23 of 44
2008 called, they want their overhyped conficker fearmongering back.
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that article is stupid. the internet is NOT a big truck, its a series of tubes
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I thought it was just a April Fools Joke? O_O
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Quote:
Originally Posted by farmdve View Post
What awesome coincidence. Just today i cleaned a PC from this virus..i've had it too.
We've got it on our network at work. It was "removed" 6 months ago.. but it's back now, it's very hard to get rid of on a network, especially when you have users with usb sticks.
post #27 of 44
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
Glad I mostly run on Linux.
That's not the right mentality though, it doesn't matter if _you_ have it, it matters OTHERS have it and can be used against you. These bots could be used to target things like OCN or Steam or Amazon or Microsoft. That's the problem here. I mean most of us here probably have traffic monitoring software and take note on sketchy task manager processes and have great antivir running. It's just those old farts that don't have two clues about the internet that can hurt us the most.
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Been awhile since I heard about this guy. I used to keep tabs on it as it was mutating back a few years a go, interesting stuff.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jazzyy View Post
That's not the right mentality though, it doesn't matter if _you_ have it, it matters OTHERS have it and can be used against you. These bots could be used to target things like OCN or Steam or Amazon or Microsoft. That's the problem here. I mean most of us here probably have traffic monitoring software and take note on sketchy task manager processes and have great antivir running. It's just those old farts that don't have two clues about the internet that can hurt us the most.
Hence why, as elitist as it sounds, there should be a test required for someone to get access to the internet.
    
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don't you understand? Skynet is not gonna destroy the virus, it IS the virus!
    
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