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____/ Nick Ballard on Sunday 24 May 2009 00:27 : \____
> Peter Köhlmann wrote:
>> To ensure that a new PC is malware-free, [Kaspersky] recommended that
>> before users connect the machine to the Internet, they install security
>> software, update it by retrieving the latest definition file on another
>> computer, and transferring that update to the new system, then running a
>> full antivirus scan
>> Yes. That sounds so windows-like. Being infected before you turn the
>> computer on...
> Only a fully-brainwashed Windows user would consider it normal behavior
> to go around sneakernetting virus definitions preemtively, as if the
> network cable itself had a virus.
> Thats' not normal. That's insane.
It only takes seconds for a Windows computer to be infected whilst connected
(on a high-speed network). This was published as a finding in big media
~~ Best of wishes
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