Is this true? Someone at work said Your PC

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by ratchet, Jan 23, 2007.

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  1. ratchet

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    is most vulnerable during streaming audio (and I presume video). Is this true?
     
  2. Rmus

    Rmus Exploit Analyst

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    What do they mean by "vulnerable?"


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  3. ratchet

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    To malware!
     
  4. Rmus

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    I would need a specific example before buying that.

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  5. Notok

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    Most malware comes in through your browser. Little to none come in through streaming media at the moment, although that doesn't mean it won't happen at some point in the future. That doesn't mean that you're "more vulnerable", however. So no, not true.
     
  6. ratchet

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    Thanks!
     
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