Discover MSN 8.0

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by controler, Oct 25, 2002.

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  1. controler

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  2. Detox

    Detox Retired Moderator

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    Boy that shared browsing looks like a vulnerability waiting to happen.. or some other scary such thing.
     
  3. controler

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    MSN® 8 includes automatic virus protection services for MSN Mail, powered by industry leader McAfee. MSN helps protect your e-mail in two ways: BAD!!!!!!!!!! :oops:

    View your download history, complete with file information and links to all downloaded files BAD!!!!!!!!! :oops:

    Rich e-mail that lets you add color, graphics, and photos and automatically compresses your messages so they'll download faster for friends and family Kinda cool :)

    Built-in broadband firewall Can't find much info on this feature.

    The page sharing isn't all that new. That has been around for a while.
    It used to be very easly exploited but I am sure that must have change by now. I thought they were talking the communication betwen the people sharing the page was going to be encrypted.
     
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    Well, even McAfee is better than no AV (of course, there are those that disagree ;)). By integrated, I believe they mean it is server side, and e-mails are scanned when they arrive on the server (as had previously been the case) HOWEVER, I'm not sure (I haven't gotten around to testing MSN :cool:.

    I'm sure you can clear it (if not, or if it is stored not locally on your PC but on MSN's servers, then I COMPLETELY agree with you).

    Agreed. ;)

    I remember reading about this before somewhere - I don't think its new, but they could have changed it or added additional features to it.

    Like you, I can't find much information on this feature.

    I'm sure it has at least the same protection as Windows XP's "Remote Assistance" feature.

    Regards,

    -Javacool
     
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