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Virus infection through wireless

Post by arfamow on 6th January 2010, 6:57 pm

Hi, everyone, this might seem like a stupid question (I'm good at asking those Ahahaha ) but is it less likely to be infected by anything malicious if your computer is on the Internet via a wireless link from a router or a wireless hot spot.?

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Re: Virus infection through wireless

Post by Belahzur on 7th January 2010, 12:22 am

Not really, not if the malware in question turns out to be a dropper or rogue, just because things like that require a manual install by you doesn't make them any less dangerous.

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Re: Virus infection through wireless

Post by arfamow on 7th January 2010, 6:00 pm

Thanks Belahzur, that clears it up, just as well that I keep my laptop secure.

very slowly I am learning

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Re: Virus infection through wireless

Post by Doctor Inferno on 8th January 2010, 5:00 am

I don't think this is quite possible. Have a Firewall installed just to be safe.


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