Destructive websites

  jz 18:03 24 Mar 2004
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I've heard that some malicious website have things in them that can mess up your PC if you visit them. What is it that does this? Javascript? How can I protect against them.

  Forum Editor 23:03 24 Mar 2004

1. Don't visit porn or warez sites.

2. Don't download anything whatsoever, no matter how tempting it sounds or looks, unless you are absolutely sure that you know what it is, and what it does.

3. Don't agree to the installation of any plug-ins unless you are sure what they do, and that you really need them.

4. Install one of the free spyware detection applications like Spybot from
click here

  BBez 00:30 03 Apr 2004

also watch which "activeX" controls you allow your browser to run. If your security settings are set at default then you should be OK...

  Gaz 25 22:52 07 Apr 2004

See my guide for protecting against computer viruses and scripts, as well as spyware: click here

Follow all the above advice!

  ©®@$? 23:06 07 Apr 2004

nice site by the way

  Gaz 25 01:22 14 Apr 2004

Thanks.


I am currently developing the new one, no where near done yet: click here

Probably launch it in 2005

  Gaz 25 01:24 14 Apr 2004

BTW, thats a special peak!!

  Gaz 25 01:24 14 Apr 2004

;-)

Have a nice day! And stay safe on the net....

Regards,
Gareth

  jz 21:49 14 Apr 2004

Sorry, for the late reply. Thanks everyone. I'm about to tick the Resolved? button.

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