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340 Million PCs are at Risk from Socially Engineered Malware


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#1 Burned Phoenix

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 12:24 PM

Microsoft launches YourBrowserMatters.org to highlight the risk of socially engineered malware in old browsers. Microsoft ranks each browser from 0-4 on a scale system. The ranking system uses data from various third parties to asses the important aspects of browser security. The site also encourages users to upgrade to the latest version of their browser.

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Above data by Net Applications shows that about a quarter of all PCs connecting to the Web are using an outdated version of their browser. This equates to about 340 million PCs worldwide.

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#2 Frylock86

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 01:26 PM

I have an up to date Firefox, but Firefox completely SUCKS when it comes to file downloads. I wish it would adopt a safer and more secure way to treat file downloads similar to IE9. If only IE9 had a spell check, then I would be there full time. :cry:

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 03:59 PM

340 million PC's are at risk?

I'd say all computers in the world that are connected to the internet are at risk....unless you have installed Common Sense 2.1

#4 hydroman

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 04:15 PM

Internet STDs!

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 05:42 PM

Internet STDs!



Facebook gave my friend iHerpes. :(

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 07:48 PM

340 million PC's are at risk?

I'd say all computers in the world that are connected to the internet are at risk....unless you have installed Common Sense 2.1


Agreed! :)

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 10:39 PM


Internet STDs!



Facebook gave my friend iHerpes. :(

Lol! No, Facebook gave your friend Facebook... That is, a shitty Website.

#8 Villain

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 10:39 PM


340 million PC's are at risk?

I'd say all computers in the world that are connected to the internet are at risk....unless you have installed Common Sense 2.1


Agreed! :)

Must! Download! Common Sense 2.1 NOW!!!!! WHERE IS IT AT?!?!?!?!?!

lol, j/k.

#9 Frylock86

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 11:47 PM



340 million PC's are at risk?

I'd say all computers in the world that are connected to the internet are at risk....unless you have installed Common Sense 2.1


Agreed! :)

Must! Download! Common Sense 2.1 NOW!!!!! WHERE IS IT AT?!?!?!?!?!

lol, j/k.


www.computervirus.com :yes:

#10 Villain

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 01:10 AM

This is known as advertising. Pick the items that your product is good at, and then show a chart of how the competitors stand up against your selected items.

Sheeple...Sheeple who need Sheeple...are the luckiest Sheeple...in the world...

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 01:11 AM




340 million PC's are at risk?

I'd say all computers in the world that are connected to the internet are at risk....unless you have installed Common Sense 2.1


Agreed! :)

Must! Download! Common Sense 2.1 NOW!!!!! WHERE IS IT AT?!?!?!?!?!

lol, j/k.


www.computervirus.com :yes:

Oops! Google Chrome could not find www.computervirus.com

LOL! Yes! I HAD to check to see if it was a real site!

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 09:00 AM

As much as I try to frame this Metro layout it's always an eye sore and a hyped interface style.

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#13 P.McGinley

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 09:59 AM

Pick the items that your product is good at, and then show a chart of how the competitors stand up against your selected items.

:lol: I agree with you Villain. I'm a fan of IE9's SmartScreen Filter but YourBrowserMatters.org is just an advertisement of IE.

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