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Re: [tor-talk] development interests
Yes of course, but I am unaware of any drive-by exploits on any 'nix
computer, let alone one's with reasonable firewalls. :) I do not sit
about with my finger where the sun does not shine, but there is easily a
point reached where enough is enough (re. personal security).
My systems are, from my perspective, rarely insecure. Are you a PC/Windows
PS. Another point; I currently live in the dreaded place of the outskirts
of Santiago, Chile. I would find it very interesting and novel if ever I
was 'attacked'. I should be moving back, to where I often have prolonged
stays, to the USA, very soon now.
On 25 September 2013 13:14, Al Billings <albill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> You are aware of the concept of "drive by" exploits, I hope? You can
> simply browse the web on an insecure system and with no obvious
> interaction, you can be infected with malware and owned. Welcome to the
> botnet. In a lot of circumstances, if your system isn't secure, you can't
> do much to stop this.
> Al Billings
> On Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10:05 AM, David Green wrote:
> > You're insecure if you drive without a seat-belt, or cross the road, or
> > fly, etc, but the vast majority of people who do not, are safe and fine.
> > long as you are aware, one should be safe, or, if required, be able to
> > repair any active fault/hole. You do not want to start getting wagged by
> > the 'tail'! ;)
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