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Old 08-04-2008, 07:01 AM   #11
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I personally think that internet is not a very safe place. I've read an article on www.pc1news.com about some kind of research that shown that about 75percent of malware come from legitimate websites... Thus, it's not a safe place. But that's only my opinion

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Old 09-13-2008, 11:46 PM   #12
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use common sense like the smart people said, and pleasse do your research before clicking on something without knowing what it does.

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Old 09-14-2008, 12:21 AM   #13
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what the frak are you talking about?

Anyway, the internet is about as safe of unsafe as life itself. Just use your best judgment, and some good "anti-*" programs along with a good firewall (I think most DSL/cable/satellite modems have built in firewalls). You can test your firewall at sites like http://www.hackerwatch.org/probe/.
Agreed. I always make my account private and try to add people I know. However if it someone I don't know I add them and within the first week if I see trouble I delete. Kind of risky, but hasn't hurt me yet. The only information I put on facebook is Birthdate, Hometown (which is thousands of kilometers from me), and Name (Google Luiz Toledo to find how many results you get).

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