OT: Phishy Paypal -- reinstalling OS helps?
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Wed Oct 26 11:09:47 CDT 2005
Troy Rollins wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2005, at 10:01 AM, Stephen Barncard wrote:
>> Doesn't it seem silly that you have to buy all those add-ons just to
>> run your machine?
> I don't. I have 10 Macs.
> But, if you are using Windows, you need all that stuff. ;-)
And since half of whatever's installed will need to be updated online,
you'll need to waive chicken entrails or do whatever religious voodoo
makes you comfortable while you download the updates, because during
that time there are millions of zombie machines all over the world
trying the last set of exploits on random IPs, and yours could be next.
Many Windows machines are infected within minutes of turning on their
"Fortunately", Gates recently acquired an anti-virus company, so you can
help close some of the Swiss cheese holes Microsoft put in by paying
Microsoft to help close them.
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