Vista? uh oh... All you IT guys, be careful.

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  1. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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  2. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    oh no i am so scared :run:
     
  4. splanky

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    just the first of many!
     
  5. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Try to stay calm. Remember, Microsoft will patch it as soon as they become aware of it.

    In the meantime of course, depending on the exploit it could wind up wiping out your data, or stealing it.
    Or stealing it, then wiping it out.
     
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    D1G1T4L Active Member

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    i dont run Vista... i could care less
     
  7. keleko

    keleko yes, he is

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    i won't run vista in a production environment until at LEAST SP2 comes out
    and is fully tested for 4 months by other compaines
    and fixes are out for that patch


    winxp pro on desktops and win2k3 for servers FTW
     
  8. Create

    Create :free at last:

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    I've been recommending that my peers wait for at least a few months past SP1. I don't think they're listening.
     
  9. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Hence your very witty and relevant response in post #3. :hsugh:
     
  10. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    I think Vista is going to be the bullseye for every hotshot hacker on the planet for a while. And who knows what they're going to be able to pull off.
     
  11. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    I'm not sure the business world is in any rush to move to Vista. The retailer that we use (CDW) says he hasn't gotten ANY calls for it. Everyone's wary and it doesn't seem like there's any real desire to move to yet another OS. Especially one that is so taxing on the hardware.
     
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    Gotta agree there.
     
  13. Repentinus

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    I'm waiting atleast a year until I try out Vista. Looking forward for that year though.

    WinXP Pro FTW!
     
  14. IdahoSHO

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    Hell, Im still running WIN2k PRO on all of my machines :x:
     
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    A read an article which claimed the pro-malware business is worth as or more than the anti-malware business (or will soon).
     
  16. Create

    Create :free at last:

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    Then it'd be my headache within the business, asshat.
     
  17. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    What sucks is that Microsoft has the clout to make sure that most new
    machines will start shipping with Vista.

    For that reason alone, we'll all be dealing with it sooner than later.
     
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    First of all, why do you need to call me an asshat? Because I read an article with an interesting (and very much related to the OP, I might track it down tomorrow/again) conclusion and am telling you so you can think about it yourself if you want (I think it's fairly obvious that the malware business isn't that small. Those spam emails you get, someone went to the bother of typing them)? Secondly, I dunno WTF you're trying to say in the first place.

    Nevertheless I see a very convenient smiley over there: :fawk:
     
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    What, you think they are not selling zero days for XP? Hell yes they are, and they are cheaper than the Vista one.

    edit: damnit, caught the wrong post in the reply
     
  20. EvilSS

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    I doubt it. It's all about the money these days. They are going to continue to target the widest install base. I'd expect to see more exploits for XP than Vista over the next year.
     
  21. bearsdidit

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    i'd hate for someone to steal all my pron
     
  22. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Yeah, I didn't get that either.
     
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    FFS people it's "I couldn't care less"
     
  24. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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  25. Create

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    Fake IT guy, methinks.
     

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