Another reason to dump Windows

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  1. dawg

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    Two million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords are stolen in massive hack

    If you’re a regular Facebook, Twitter or Google user it might be a good idea to change your password.

    Security experts investigating cybercriminals in Netherlands have discovered two million account details on a server that were stolen from popular sites and email providers.

    It is thought the server was used to control a network of compromised computers, known as 'zombies', that were attached to the malicious Pony botnet.



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    The account information found includes 318,000 Facebook accounts, a total of 70,500 Gmail, Google and YouTube accounts, 59,500 Yahoo credentials and 21,700 Twitter login details.
    According to security firm Trustwave, which found the files, the breach affects users across the world in the UK, U.S., Russia, Germany, Singapore, Thailand, and more

    http://money.cnn.com/2013/12/04/technology/security/passwords-stolen/
     
  2. Tranquil

    Tranquil Decent! VIP

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    I don’t get why that’s a reason to dump windows, it's more of a reason to not use certain websites.
     
  3. mattzane227

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    Hold on while I run out and get a horrifically over-priced shit-head mac.
     
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    no more reasons are needed
     
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    What's the alternative, bossman? Apple is overpriced and Microshaft is Microshaft.
     
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    i bet thats how they got @parishilton's twitter account today.
     
  7. dawg

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    Windows is full of security holes. it's vulnerable to mailware, virsus and such.

    Install Linux today!

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    RumBalls The original RumBalls, est. Jan 16, 2012

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    What do you think of Ubuntu Dawg?

    Why Linux Mint over Ubuntu?
     
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    Linux mint is Ubuntu. I just prefer a lighter desktop than the one that ships with regular Ubuntu.
     
  12. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    I store all of my data on 8-track tapes. Sure, it takes a few more of them, but you'll never get my info or my Molly Hatchet.
     
  13. dawg

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    Sweet.
     
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    zhukov Time traveler VIP

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    too much reconfiguring apps with linux

    so no viruses but you spend a lot of time tuning programs to get them to run

    win 8.1 is pretty good Dawg
     
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    8.1 here too
     
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    I have windows 8 and that tile bullshit is just awful. I just run it as the 7 desktop and it works fine. I hope someone got fired over that shit.
     
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    :umm:

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    Look at those haircuts.
     
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    The 80s rocked!:c

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    Just got a new laptop today with windows 8. This new user interface is uber gay.