[Novalug] Vista Killer (fwd)
daniel.l.copeland at gmail.com
Fri Aug 8 13:42:49 EDT 2008
All the more reason to start using Firefox...
On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 1:33 PM, Jeff Stoner <leapfrog at freeshell.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Aug 2008, Tux Subscriber Dave Aronson wrote:
> > Thus, if one turns off ActiveX, and doesn't install (or possibly turn
> > on, not sure if that's needed) the .NET runtime libraries, one is
> > safe.
> Turn off ActiveX? That means people couldn't watch online videos from
> YouTube, CNN, MSNBC.... Flash is so engrained with people, which means
> that isn't going to happen. Unfortunately, the *vast* majority of the
> population is not as keen on security or secure computing practices as the
> members of this list. They would rather drink the marketing koolaid,
> buying a snake oil product off the shelf and believe they're
> somehow magically protected from all the "bad stuff" out there.
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Daniel L. Copeland
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