avast-47-percent-of-us-homes-vulnerable-to-attack

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by fightingfi, Mar 7, 2018.

  1. fightingfi

    fightingfi Look at Me! I need the attention.

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    https://www.pcmag.com/news/359673/avast-47-percent-of-us-homes-vulnerable-to-attack

    LULZ i think there saying to people use there crappy av that doesnt work very well everyone one of my customers and friends who have used it swear i never had a virus until i tell them to use avira or avg or kaspersky free for 30 days and all of a sudden all these viruses start popping up and getting deleted only after removing avast and using something else i suggest you all do the same
     
  2. k1pp3r

    k1pp3r [H]ardness Supreme

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    Not really, they are saying the Internet of Things (Nest, Alexa, Internet connected TV's, crock pots, etc, etc) are vulnerable to attack.

    Imagine the havoc that would ensue if a hacker turned everyone's AC to max in CA and caused a multi state blackout? Just because their Nest thermostat was compromised?
     
  3. Biznatch

    Biznatch [H]ard|Gawd

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    Instructing computer illiterate people to setup port forwarding on their home routers to insecure devices? What could go wrong?