will viruses ever be beaten?

Old 03-03-04, 06:54 AM
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will viruses ever be beaten?

As I think and sit before my computer today
scared to click over some email..I wonder
will viruses ever be a thing of the past...will
the time ever come were I can click over anything without worry?
Old 03-03-04, 02:03 PM
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Probably never without worry. Some environments are less plagued with this than others. Just have to stay sharp.
Old 03-05-04, 03:13 PM
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in short - NO

If a system was so secure that no virus could attack it, you wouldn't want to use that system. Doing even a simple task would be cumbersome!

Besides, the real cause is that people are gullible. How many people opened a virus thinking they would see a pic of a famous woman? If you made it impossible for a virus to operate this way, you also make it impossible to get music, software, etc that you really want.
Old 03-08-04, 12:02 AM
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Only way I see it happening is by killing all those idiots online that have no clue about opening messages/attachments without know who sent them or what they actually are

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