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he's probably telling people to use opera because its the easiest browser for him to hack. why would a hacker tell people what programs to use if they dont want to get hacked?
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I stick with M$ IE7
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he's probably telling people to use opera because its the easiest browser for him to hack. why would a hacker tell people what programs to use if they dont want to get hacked?
When it comes to security vulnerabilities its:

Internet Explorer > FireFox > Opera
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Voidsplit View Post
mabey its a ploy to get more people on opera so they can take more machines!

The world is a mean place
Could be...but, it isn't.
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he's probably telling people to use opera because its the easiest browser for him to hack. why would a hacker tell people what programs to use if they dont want to get hacked?
Because the 1% that listen to him don't deserve to get hacked? Not all hackers have honour, but some do. For some, the drive is just to get rid of ****ty software by finding enough exploits that the program's name is plastered all across the news(in a negative connotation).
     
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Reverse psychology.
    
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Reverse psychology.
Now Reverse that
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But no-script removes JS, which most sites use for nice features.

However when I visit those types of website that I need protection from, I disable every addon. I use FF.
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post #19 of 21
If you do not want to be hacked, use a text-only browser. Oh no, someone hacked that! Hurry everyone, pull out your internet connections before they hack you!!

Seriously now, it's the one to five percent of people that just end up being the easiest targets. It's a common way of staying secure... Just make sure you're more secure than everyone else around you, but not the most secure. You want to seem like a bother, but not a challenge nor a easy mark.
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