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Solution: ban the sale and use of Microsoft Windows.
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I 100% completely agree with the above statement.

I am not saying at all that there is no such thing as a linux virus/trojan...

But atleast with Linux if there is one, you can just go to the program you installed, and all the source is layed out there for you to find how and where the virus was installed...

And no, I personally have never seen a SMTP server infested with a trojan on a Linux box....

Most likely because there is no such thing as MS outlook.'

Another advantage, is how I have personally encountered websites that have virii loaded on them,which when I go to to with my Vista box, completely trash the HD.

I go there with my Linux box and nothing happens....
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post #23 of 32
hey guys do me a favor....

<knocking at door>

...yeah what I was saying, if you wouldnt mind...

<pounding at door>

....just click on this #$%#ing link http://www.Ihaxoredtehshizzleoutofyorig.com/suckahpiggiescantcatchme/Iloveunicorns.org
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post #24 of 32
I had very high expectations for this thread.
post #25 of 32
The Caller ID looks like US GOVERNMENT.
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post #26 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by bonghitter400 View Post
I have a computer that is just connected via cable modem to the net all day. It has outlook express installed on it but I've never even checked to see if I've ever sent or recieved mail on it. How do I know? I could have a zombie computer sending out hundreds of emails a days. I think I'll unplug the thing when I get home.
Can't really send email without an address...lol.
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post #27 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sideburns View Post
Can't really send email without an address...lol.
sure his address is 6969@yahoo...or msn..or some other BS free mail server that lets viri run rampant
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
I had very high expectations for this thread.
why must you saddle us with your unrealistic expectations...I have enough stress just trying to "be" me. Damn you Namrac....damn you
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post #30 of 32
Usually the Bot controllers and spammers are two different people. The Bot controller hijacks your computer, and then sells "work" or time to spammers for hundreds of computers for cheap. This makes everyone happy, as the spammers get ad bandwidth for cheap, and the bot controllers make a lot of money after doing just a bit of setup work.

Sometimes they will control dozens of hordes of zombies, so that they only use one or two at a time for a few days, then move onto the next one. Doing it that way is extremly hard to catch sent by the time users are going to report a problem, the zombiemaster (or ZM) has already shut down their "horde" for the month, quarter, whatever.
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