Re: Trojan Horse is More Damaging then a Virus
From: Mimic (null_at_void.net)
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2004 17:25:07 -0000
"Tim H." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "Pictures" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > http://www.irchelp.org/irchelp/security/trojan.html
> > Some of you people might want to check out this website because if your
> > on a Windows Platform and you didn't disable the Windows Services which
> > are left open by Microsoft and then installed a Firewall, your computer
> > has a high risk of hosting a Trojan Horse and a Backdoor.
> "..because if your on a..." - Your=You're (contraction for you are).
> Good advice on the page, but it doesn't substantiate your claim(s). You
> Steve Gibson would go great together! FUD..
Its bad advice, she is misleading people into thinking that by disabling
services and installing a firewall,
there is less chance of them hosting a trojan.
-- Mimic "Without knowledge you have fear. With fear you create your own nightmares." "There are 10 types of people in the world. Those that understand Binary, and those that dont." "On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero".