Windows Vista virus already?

  octal 10:42 09 Aug 05
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I can't believe this news on the PCA.

click here

I know its a new operating system, but I can understand why the writers have enabled that tool by default, it sounds a wonderful application, but should only be enabled by those who know what they are doing.

BASH in Linux is an incredibly powerful tool, if the Windows Monad tool is similar I shudder to think of the untold havoc it would cause if left open, it's tantamount to me running my Linux in root all the time while I'm on the Internet, I would be asking for trouble.

  Forum Editor 16:01 09 Aug 05

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click here you'll be able to read the latest on this story. It seems that the panic is over - for now.

  octal 16:32 09 Aug 05

Thanks for that, I like the way you say "for now" do I detect a touch of cynicism there? To be fair everyone will be trying to attack it because its a new system and because they can, It'll be interesting to see how it stands up. Its just a pity they are dropping the application, all they had to do was to restrict its use.

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