Computer Virus

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by CATCH17, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    What is the purpose for people creating computer viruses in the 1st place?

    What does it accomplish?

    Just satisfactory in pwning someone?
  2. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Pretty much or being able to access someones computer to get personal info like CC #'s or passwords.
  3. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Viruses have different uses. Some are to create botnets, others are just to see how far they can spread, others are just about tools they can use for personal game, and then yes, there are those out there strictly about doing as much damage as possible.

    There are a myriad of reasons people create them that I haven't listed.
  4. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    To show they can do it. I just wish the courts would throw the book at these idiots along with the hackers. These viruses and hackers cost business millions of dollars every year
  5. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm convinced that the main reason for creating these CVs are to sell more CV Protection Licenses.

    Call me crazy.
  6. CowboysFan02

    CowboysFan02 Degree or Bust

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    While we are going conspiracy theory.

    And so Apple can go well look Mac's don't have these problems, but look at all those virus's you will have to deal with in Windows.
  7. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Ok, crazy.


    :eek:hno: I'm going to be ban for calling a mod a name! :laugh2:
  8. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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  9. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Not when it's true ;)

    :muttley:
  10. HoleInTheRoof

    HoleInTheRoof Benched

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    Because nerds are nerds.

    I once worked with a guy who would brag that he and his good friend would entertain each other by creating and sending each other computer viruses.

    Nerds are nerds.
  11. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    Some people are just anarchists that like to create mayhem. Same reason some people choose to deface beautiful buildings with graffiti.
  12. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Damn that Eli Manning :mad:
  13. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365

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    Winner.

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