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Posted 29 December 2010 - 07:19 AM
Posted 29 December 2010 - 09:47 AM
And it may have been. Your friend was probably using a different anti-virus which may not have detected it.
...a game that a friend had sent me, involving a crack. When I was about to install it, my antivirus detected a trojan,
Cracking applications are used for illegally breaking (cracking) various copy-protection and registration techniques used in commercial software. These programs may be distributed via Web sites, Usenet, and P2P networks.
Keygen and Crack Sites Distribute VIRUX and FakeAV
...warez and crack web pages are being used by cybercriminals as download sites for malware related to VIRUT and VIRUX. Searches for serial numbers, cracks, and even antivirus products like Trend Micro yield malcodes that come in the form of executables or self-extracting files...quick links in these sites also lead to malicious files. Ads and banners are also infection vectors...
University of Washington spyware study
...warez/piracy sites ranked the highest in downloading spyware...just opening the web page usually sets off an exploit, never mind actually downloading anything. And by the time the malware is finished downloading, often the machine is trashed and rendered useless.
Bad Web Sites: Malware
...One of the most aggressive and intrusive of all bad websites on the Internet are serial, warez, software cracking type sites...they sneak malware onto your system...Where do trojan viruses originate? One of the biggest malware distributors on the Internet are serial/warez/code cracking sites.
Posted 29 December 2010 - 06:30 PM
Edited by Xertol, 29 December 2010 - 09:30 PM.
Posted 29 December 2010 - 11:12 PM
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Posted 30 December 2010 - 09:39 AM
Why should I upgrade to the latest Java version?
The latest Java version contains important enhancements to improve performance, stability and security of the Java applications that run on your machine. Installing this free update will ensure that your Java applications continue to run safely and efficiently.
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