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Kudos to the Opera security team!

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One of the creators of the MPack infection kit, a tool that allows data thieves and bot masters to take control of victims’ systems and steal personal information, said in an interview with SecurityFocus that using the Opera browser will keep you safe from his hacker tools.


Snippet from the interview:

Do you feel sorry for the people whose machines are infected by an attack?
Well, I feel that we are just a factory producing ammunition.

Anything else you’d like to add?
I would advise you to use the Opera browser with scripts and plug-ins disabled in order not to be caught by the MPack someday.”
[Source: Opera Watch]
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Yay me! I've been using Opera for like 2 months now. I'll never go back!
    
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I've been using it for a year from now!
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post #4 of 21
Firefox 2 + Noscript here. No need for opera.
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Ive use it for couple months now, i like better Firefox.
 
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post #6 of 21
But have you got scripts and add-ons disabled?
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mabey its a ploy to get more people on opera so they can take more machines!

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post #8 of 21
Been using Opera for over a year now. Love it.
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Speed Dial FTW!!1!
    
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post #10 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Licht View Post
Firefox 2 + Noscript here. No need for opera.
yea NoScript is nice- makes me feel all tingly inside.

have you tried Secure Login? -it mimics the wand feature from Opera and has javascript protection for the login.
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