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Old 03-31-2015, 04:15 PM   #1
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Can a hacker hack a computer operating system
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Old 03-31-2015, 06:45 PM   #2
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There are sanctioned challenges for hackers to break in to operating system. Some guy actually got in to an Apple OS.
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I remember that. But it's very challenging to do so? Is it something a virus could be programmed to do?
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Yes. It's possible.
Usually you would get a virus or trojen horse that attacks your security and installs some remote control software that grants hackers access to the computer.
You can easily download them online and send them to people in Emails. But viruses gets outdated quickly.

Just make sure you have an updates anti-virus software and have automatic windows update enabled on your computer.
Windows and your anti virus need updates to stay secure, because new viruses are invented all the time.
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Once they have access to yoyr computer can they access programs and change settings. Such as limewire and change save or share folder settings
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they could.
Are you afraid of being hacked? just have updated software and think about what you are doing online. You will be alright.
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Is it possible malware or virus could change your limewire share or save folder settings and add personal files from your conputer that you didn't intend to share
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If somebody gets into your OS then they can get into anything... I'd be less concerned about limewire and more-so about every single file on your PC, every password you've ever entered, including banking details.

An elite hacker won't be trying to break into a random persons OS.
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Yes I am just didn't want them uploading files so everyone has access to my files
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How likely is it that a hacker would or want to change the settings on limewire so that it would bring you personal files to the limewire share save folder
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