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Be careful what Microsoft patch you download.
The Internet Storm Center is warning that hackers are spamming e-mail messages that purport to be a Microsoft security update. The phony e-mail doesn't carry any fixes. Actually, it contains malicious code to infect unwary users who open the message and click on any links or attachments....

http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20070628...dWzsPIAhkjtBAF
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Whoa, look out people no one has any fixes for botnets.. so be REALLY careful as.. ha you wont be getting rid of it anyother way then a reformat

I mean no one can fix these yet, no AV has anything.. but they might soon.
    
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What is a botnet? That was a serious question btw
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What is a botnet? That was a serious question btw
Hundread (to hundred of thousands) of computers that have a programs on them that allows someone secret remote access. The network of bots can be activate and perform their master's bidding.... like a DoS attack.
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u know wat would suck is if some hackers or w/e pulled somthing like they did in live free or die hard! if anyone has seen it yet....

Amazing movie btw
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u know wat would suck is if some hackers or w/e pulled somthing like they did in live free or die hard! if anyone has seen it yet....

Amazing movie btw
Lol, this world is so crazy. I saw that yesterday and right after a bunch of trains crashed, my friends net and t-mobile service started acting up.. Lol

I hope this isn't the end..
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Lol, this world is so crazy. I saw that yesterday and right after a bunch of trains crashed, my friends net and t-mobile service started acting up.. Lol

I hope this isn't the end..
we mgiht have to call on that cyber jedi and bruce willis
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I only click on Windows Update from my start menu...wouldn't trust anything else.
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we mgiht have to call on that cyber jedi and bruce willis
Yeah in the city AC's on trains went out, lights went out and they took their time in fixing it so they were in a stand still.. In 90F weather.

During the start of rush hour too..
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I mean no one can fix these yet, no AV has anything.. but they might soon.
Apparently you haven't heard of Chuck Norris
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