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    My 11 year old nephew clicked on one of those links whilst using MY PC. The little ****. *anger anger moan moan*.
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    I've never heard of this...
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    (Original post by 46664)
    Oh i see. well i saw the link and it looked well dodge so i steered clear.

    Where did it lead to?
    One was a youtube link, which went to a weird looksing oage simular to youtube, before the viruses were blocked

    Another was a e-greeting card in a way. That didn't do much so i guess I was lucky

    3rd one (the one that attcked my pc) was a link over msn which i clicked and it automaticaly ran as a programme so i couldn't stop it
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    (Original post by Ilora-Danon)
    My 11 year old nephew clicked on one of those links whilst using MY PC. The little ****. *anger anger moan moan*.
    Ouch

    Thats why I don't like my sister on my pc
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    (Original post by Profesh)
    An elegant solution would be to maintain a contacts-list comprised exclusively of people who are literate.
    I'm saying that the virus that goes around, and gets sent to everyone on their contact list, says that. They're idiots if they click on the links, but it doesn't mean they're illiterate.
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    (Original post by Ilora-Danon)
    My 11 year old nephew clicked on one of those links whilst using MY PC. The little ****. *anger anger moan moan*.
    Gutted. My cousin (he's 16) downloaded something on my laptop when i wasn't even in the house, and i had to put my laptop back to default factory settings.. :bawling:
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    I'm sure the TSR admins would keep the vBulletin forum software completely patched so as to minimize the chances of any nasty injection attacks creating messages with dubious links.

    I concur with those saying you have to be pretty stupid to fall for Live Messenger worms , why would someone possibly try to send you an image file as a PIF? Having said that , I've seen malware kits which create pretty realistic looking fake Youtube pages etc
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    (Original post by becky.fm)
    I'm saying that the virus that goes around, and gets sent to everyone on their contact list, says that. They're idiots if they click on the links, but it doesn't mean they're illiterate.
    My (evidently too subtle) point was that it would seem drastically out-of-character for a grammatically-fastidious individual to type in such a blasé fashion, and hence your suspicions would be immediately aroused.
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    (Original post by conroe-killed-the-k8-star)
    I'm sure the TSR admins would keep the vBulletin forum software completely patched so as to minimize the chances of any nasty injection attacks creating messages with dubious links.

    I concur with those saying you have to be pretty stupid to fall for Live Messenger worms , why would someone possibly try to send you an image file as a PIF? Having said that , I've seen malware kits which create pretty realistic looking fake Youtube pages etc
    The messenger worm I've seen was sent in the form of a convosation link
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    Anyone who clicks messages saying things like:

    "How do i look in this photo? http://www.rgtgftyererfsdf.com/[email protected]"

    ..Deserves the virus, to be honest. Half the time it's from someone you've not spoken to for half a year, and typed totally out of character.
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    (Original post by fieryiceissweet)
    lmao at all the people who blindly follow any link they get sent..
    Exactly, especially when similar variations of the virus have been going around for years.
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    I don't click on anything people send me..

    :hmmm:
 
 
 
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