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This may not mean a whole lot to us. But to the occasional computer user it does. My computer is 99% free of malware 100% of the time.
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Originally Posted by AMD2600 View Post

This may not mean a whole lot to us. But to the occasional computer user it does. My computer is 99% free of malware 100% of the time.


And guess what? You can never really know whether your computer is infected or not due to how advanced crypting has got. Only way your going to know is if there's a weird process, or memory usage is higher ect.. but the anti virus and other scanning tools wont detect it.

 

 

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thumb.gif Microsoft! The long arm of Redmond is shutting down piracy.
hahahahah, great comment!
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thumb.gif Microsoft! The long arm of Redmond is shutting down piracy.

Piracy? Did I miss something?

Anyway, good job MS, botnets need to disappear (at least the ones that do harm).
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My computer is 99% free of malware 100% of the time.

So... its constantly infected to some degree? thumb.gif
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If people are stealing passwords and breaking into people's baking accounts to steal their money, then that would account to piracy. In this case money is actually being stolen.
Your thinking about file-sharing which is not about stealing things.

I have never heard piracy used as a synonym for theft unless it is at sea. The description from the first post is still incredibly misleading even if you do some how prove piracy is anything more than just copyright infringement or robbery at sea.
 
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Good on Microsoft. Wonder why Apple doesn't do similar? (correct me if wrong, but never herd of it)
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So... its constantly infected to some degree? thumb.gif

Well I really don't know the exact figure but maybe it's more like %99.9:D Seriously though the above comment:
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And guess what? You can never really know whether your computer is infected or not due to how advanced crypting has got. Only way your going to know is if there's a weird process, or memory usage is higher ect.. but the anti virus and other scanning tools wont detect it.

Is very true.
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I have never heard piracy used as a synonym for theft unless it is at sea. The description from the first post is still incredibly misleading even if you do some how prove piracy is anything more than just copyright infringement or robbery at sea.

Making copies of bank info is piracy, whether or not its a common use for the term. So I can see how botnets, trojans, maleware etc could be a tool for piracy.
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I have never heard piracy used as a synonym for theft unless it is at sea. The description from the first post is still incredibly misleading even if you do some how prove piracy is anything more than just copyright infringement or robbery at sea.

Just what do you think pirates at sea do exactly? They board ships and STEAL goods, then they take those goods and bootleg them to make dirty money. The same definition used to define this has also been used to define people who download or copy music, movies or games and then turn around and sell them to make a profit (selling bootlegged DVD's for example).

However, your common torrent user does not make a profit from uploading or downloading files. Therefore it makes no sense to label simple file-sharing as piracy.
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Making copies of bank info is piracy, whether or not its a common use for the term. So I can see how botnets, trojans, maleware etc could be a tool for piracy.

Exactly, what they are doing is stealing copies of banking information for the purposes of stealing people's money which is technically an act of piracy.
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