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Should I upload my 'knobface' to virustotal?

Unread postby Sludge3000 » July 13th, 2010, 1:47 pm

By warning about "Knob Face" (the wrong name), and including two inaccurate pointers to how you can identify the attack well-meaning users are doing more harm than good, net security firm Sophos notes. It advises that users should only share warning about viral threats after double checking them with credible sources, rather than just passing on attention-grabbing snippets without pausing to think.


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Re: Should I upload my 'knobface' to virustotal?

Unread postby turtledove » July 13th, 2010, 3:23 pm

Sludge3000 wrote:
If in doubt.... ;)


Always ask first for sure.
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Re: Should I upload my 'knobface' to virustotal?

Unread postby Sludge3000 » July 13th, 2010, 4:42 pm

Well I was referring to my signature but yes, asking first is always a good step as well :)
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Re: Should I upload my 'knobface' to virustotal?

Unread postby turtledove » July 14th, 2010, 1:16 am

I know, I like that line in your sig. Makes one think more about things. :)
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Re: Should I upload my 'knobface' to virustotal?

Unread postby Sludge3000 » July 14th, 2010, 1:49 am

Hehehehe yours always helps me after a hard day at work :D

The smile bit not the closure after 72 hours ;)
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