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Old 31-12-08, 07:42 PM
Youngie1337 Youngie1337 is offline
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People get the virus thing mixed up, you don't need to actually download anything to be infected. Viruses come in MANY forms, some scripts, some applications. I could probably create a script to auto download via active x, therefore allowing me to alter settings. I had to create a basic virus for school .

Visiting websites with FLASH, ACTIVEX, and any other plugins causes troubles. Emails are also a bad form of contracting viruses.

It's like safe sex, you don't want to go unproteced with someone you don't know, or know for that matter. There is a 50/50% chance of getting something, you always need to be protected.

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Old 31-12-08, 07:44 PM
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lol what a idiot, but i was reading down the thread and i found this:
yer lol i seen that post on there 2
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Old 31-12-08, 07:49 PM
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People get the virus thing mixed up, you don't need to actually download anything to be infected. Viruses come in MANY forms, some scripts, some applications. I could probably create a script to auto download via active x, therefore allowing me to alter settings. I had to create a basic virus for school .

Visiting websites with FLASH, ACTIVEX, and any other plugins causes troubles. Emails are also a bad form of contracting viruses.

It's like safe sex, you don't want to go unproteced with someone you don't know, or know for that matter. There is a 50/50% chance of getting something, you always need to be protected.
There was a post on there some where a guy was going on about the fack,

He got a viruses on the web-site and by what he posted he didet sound very,

Happy about it.

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Old 01-01-09, 05:38 AM
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Its all in how you use the internet. Just becasue you dont use a firewall, antivirus, ect and do your card online dosent mean anything. Most routers have a built in firewall that most people dont know is there. I dont run anything and ive never had any problems before.
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Old 03-01-09, 09:48 PM
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I don't really use antivirus software, I do have AVG but I'm not sure if/when it runs. I just use Vista's built-in firewall. If you're smart with how you use the web, you shouldn't need a bunch of tools.

Common sense is the best tool against spyware....
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Old 03-01-09, 10:12 PM
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true a smart p.c. user is a safe surfer when beting the spyware fret.
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