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Windows 7: Getting rid of the Sun infection

23 Feb 2010   #1

Getting rid of the Sun infection

Anyone know the percentage of malware that uses java or flash to exploit the system? I decided to boycott it completely and my computers have had no crashes since, even running xp without an antivirus.

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23 Feb 2010   #2


So how do you get around using the internet with no java or flash?
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23 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate

The article I posted earlier today will give you a good idea of the drive-by downloads with vulnerable Adobe and Oracle SunJava in the test group. See BLADE: Hacking Away at Drive-By Downloads
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23 Feb 2010   #4


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madtownidiot View Post
It works pretty well. No pop-ups from isohunt saying you're computer is infected.. no automatic downloading of anything. No creepy feeling that every advertiser out there knows where I am. I have one machine that's been running for 2 years straight without a single error.

That's great, however most of the sites I 'need' require java. Do you have a way around this? Or do you simply not use java based sites?
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