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    Larry​Osterman

    W3bbo wrote:
    
    PaoloM wrote: Now with improved trojans and spyware.

    Install at your risk....



    It's clean. When it comes to "viruses in downloads" it really depends on where you get it from.

    I see software companies like Microsoft and the rest to cite malware as a reason not to download warez, but has there ever been an objective study? They'd need a sample of newbies looking for free software versues leet inidividuals much like myself.

    ...but then I fear they might not want to publish the results

    It's my understanding that 30% of the warez has been trojaned.  Of course that also means that 70% is clean.

    It's sort-of like saying that my revolver with 2 bullets in it is 66% unloaded, so it's safe to play Russian Roulette with it.

    Yeah, I know it's an unpleasant analogy, but the alternatives I could come up with were worse.