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#1 Marci4

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Posted 21 July 2005 - 06:15 PM

Hi guys,
I was reading several ppl's hijack this logs & notices, when someone has LimeWire, it is always recommended here they get rid of it. My daughter downloaded it some months ago. Could it be what's causing my pc to play up? Why do you tell people to get rid of it? What does it do?
Just curious.

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#2 tg1911

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Posted 21 July 2005 - 07:45 PM

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Posted 21 July 2005 - 10:15 PM

In addition to carrying spyware and other nasties, P2P is a source of viruses and malware that are included in the downloaded file. The SANS institute continues to list p2p file-sharing in their top ten vulnerabilities in Windows:

http://www.sans.org/top20/#w7

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#4 Michael Buckley

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Posted 02 August 2005 - 12:19 AM

Most of the time it is also illegal.
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