Boy that was fast !
i dont really see the big deal its just a trojan that runs a .bat file which deleted everything in the spyware remover directory. if you installed it to another directory name it will not work.
you also have to be administrator to actually run it. viruses and trojans have been doing the same for antivirus products for years.
Originally Posted by 4playThat's a bit more than just deleting contents of a folder.The Trojan also steals passwords and online-banking details from Windows users.
Because they have such enormous security holes. If the hole wasn't there, they couldn't exploit it.Originally Posted by rossco_2004
.Political correctness is based on the principle that it's possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.
You'd think ms would have learned something about security by now, but this is just pitiful.
Because a lot of people are tired of being ripped off.Originally Posted by rossco_2004
I think ,thats why I hung on to my copy and crack of Giant . Microsoft will have a fixed soon I guess. But does remind one of the little dutch boy with his finger in the dyke .
Hmmm.... I'm wondering if the Giant version is vulnerable too, seeing as the M$ version is based on that...Originally Posted by peat moss
Peat moss it'd be the same for Giant I'd think. They're virtually the same apps. Just a couple differences.
That comment is well beneath you VB. It's not the reason they do this and you ought to know that.Originally Posted by Virtualbody1234
There isn't a bargepole long enough for me to work on [a Sony Viao] - clocker 2008