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Originally posted by alguymcgee
i actually know a computer savvy guy who used to get paid in cash by a large anti virus company to develop viruses. food for thought
Originally posted by shiman
The government doesnt need an antivirus software to get into your computer. Its already installed. I found a file in windows (i checked 98, 98se, xp home, and xp pro.) And there is some pretty suspitious code.
Let me find the filename, .....
Originally posted by spaznational
I have no need for Norton that just wastes cache and RAM. However, Norton will not allow me to remove it. It says I am not authorized. NOT AUTHORIZED? IT'S *MY* COMPUTER!!!!
Originally posted by Mikee
I thought about that when I got my first virus in my computer. What's the point of writing a virus that will destroy your data? No point at all. Do they really think that we believe that some programmer with good skills will spend his time by doing this pointless work? No.
Originally posted by Skyfloating
Exactly. What the hell would my benefit be of writing stuff that disturbs some strangers computers?
As far as I can see AV-companies benefit significantly more. And yet we´re supposed to believe that 1 Million new viruses magically appear out of nowhere every year.