Viruses and other bad things

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Grandpa Patch, Dec 5, 2018.


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  1. Grandpa Patch

    Grandpa Patch Monkey+ Site Supporter+++

    From the US-CERT webpage. US-CERT: United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team.

    "If you are a member of an online community or chat room, be very careful about accepting files or clicking links that you find or that people send you within the community."
     
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  2. sec_monkey

    sec_monkey SM Security Administrator

    we are always posting about viruses, malware, plus vulnerabilities plus plus plus plus

    ya would not believe how vulnerable the average PC n the average router really are, plus smartphones are the worst ..

    plus SCADA is a yuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuge mess
     
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    sec_monkey SM Security Administrator

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  5. Thunder5Ranch

    Thunder5Ranch Monkey+++

    NEVER put anything you don't want the rest of the world to know on a network connected computer. Online banking is great until someone intercepts your acct number and PW and you wake up the next morning with a ZERO balance in your accounts. ALso does not matter how tight your security is..... there is someone out there working hard to crack it. IMO the best security for tech is to just plain not put anything out there that makes you vulnerable. LOL Learned this lesson the hard way :)
     
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  7. Thunder5Ranch

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    A kid in their 20s once told me "I don't see how you people lived before the rise of modern technology." I often wonder how we are living in this technology where nothing is real except the consequences.
     
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  8. aardbewoner

    aardbewoner judge a human on how he act,not on look and talk.

    Biggest problem is the click and paste programmers,the use third party programs that use third party programs.
    And guess that if there is ever a long internet blackout many will die,why simple there phone do not remind them to go shopping and the one that do go shopping find the store empty as supply truck doesn't drive.
     
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