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post #11 of 32
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Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
Well when its touted as being lots more secure than XP, and here theyre already finding problems, I'd say maybe Vista isnt all its cracked up to be.
More secure than XP was when IT came out...lol
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post #12 of 32
Vista is gonna be targeted more cause its microsoft's most expensive OS to date and they're advertising it to be more secure than the previous OS.If im the hacker i will be like "more secure? lets see about that"
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post #13 of 32
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
Really, do you think any application is flawless on its first release....
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Anything has holes, you just have to know how to exploit them.
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post #15 of 32
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Anything has holes, you just have to know how to exploit them.
Even if there isn't a single hole, I'm sure someone will drill one somewhere.
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post #16 of 32
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Even if there isn't a single hole, I'm sure someone will drill one somewhere.

Well, most hackers are guys, and we guys can be rather stubborn and bullish. Like trying to fit that square shape into the triangle cut-out (common', you all know you've done it).
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post #17 of 32
Vista will be the most secure popular OS ever. Not at launch though.
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On Dec. 15, a Russian programmer posted a description of a flaw that makes it possible to increase a user’s privileges on all of the company’s recent operating systems, including Vista. And over the weekend a Silicon Valley computer security firm said it had notified Microsoft that it had also found that flaw, as well as five other vulnerabilities, including one serious error in the software code underlying the company’s new Internet Explorer 7 browser.
DON'T USE IE7 WHAT DOES EVERYONE TELL YOU!!:swearing:
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post #19 of 32
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
Vista will be the most secure popular OS ever. Not at launch though.
its so true!!!
    
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post #20 of 32
I don't know about most secure......they keep bragging about how many more lines of code Vista has, we all know it's freaking huge. The bigger it is, the more code, the more errors and conflicts can occur and the more holes can be opened. And anything a person can code, another person (hacker) can break....it's been shown time and time again. So whenever they come out and say "This is unhackable", or "This is the most secure to date." I just and wait for the hackers to accept their challenge (because that's what statements like those are to those people, challenges.) and crack the uncrackable.

I'm sure it will be just as secure as XP, eventually though.........and this is why I don't buy software at launch. Cause it's overpriced and flawed with tons of bugs.
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