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The fact that 409 people clicked on an ad that offers infection for those with virus-free PCs proves that people will click on just about anything.


And my users wonder why I have some things locked down...
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some people don't deserve computers
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:blink: People these days, I think they just want to throw money towards Anti-Virus companies instead of using common sense. Common sense is the best prevention of all. :whistling:
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One in every 10 web pages contains malicious code that could infect your PC, according to search giant Google .

Some 4.5 million web pages were analysed by Google's researchers. About 450,000 of the pages were capable of launching so-called 'drive-by downloads'.

Another 700,000 web pages contained code that could compromise your computer, the Google team said.

http://uk.news.yahoo...ou-3a372c9.html
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Well they got a lot more searching to go, there is over 300 million sites now.
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There is always the possibility that one or two of those people clicked to get infected on purpose...for research purposes

*Kat points at Metallica and Don :whistling:
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:whistling: Can't forget Cretemonster
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some people don't deserve computers

No Sir. Some people don't deserve support!!!
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