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viruses & chat rooms

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by emkelley, Oct 18, 2003.

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  1. emkelley

    emkelley Thread Starter

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    Is it possible to pick up a virus via chat room? Thanx.
     
  2. cj_white

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    it isn't very likely unless you do a file transfer with someone and they send you a virus that way. another prob is that they might just do a file transfer with you to get your ip and then scan you for vulnerabilities. just amke sure you have a good firewall and your antivirus software is up to date
     
  3. emkelley

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    thanx for the fast reply, always wondered about that issue, thanx again.
     
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