01-14-2011, 05:33 AM
| | Re: [UPDATE] ImgBurn 184.108.40.206
On Fri, 14 Jan 2011 00:54:46 -0500, casperian wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jan 2011 00:53:32 -0500, Ari Silverstein wrote:
>> Not one mention as to the root cause for v220.127.116.11 but noooo problem,
>> ImgBurn has a solution.
>> "users are advised to avoid opening untrusted files"
>> Idiocy. What's a "trusted file"? What's "untrusted"?
> Pretty easy, actually;
> 1. Trusted: known, software vendor's site. 2. Untrusted: unknown,
> alternative site. I tend to go for the first option. Never failed me
> once in many years of downloading and installing hundreds of files.
Years ago, I'd agree with you straight away...
But, Tech has shown me white or black. Unfortunately, there's a grey
Includes security vendors websites being compromised...
So, when I download something from these security vendors, can I be
100% sure they haven't been compromised once more, and that I'm not
downloading adulterated files...? Here is where I use TECH...
This, then makes wonder if something I'm downloading from a trusted
software vendor's site is to be 100% trusted....
We do need to make a compromise to what we deem to be trusted, though,
Maybe is just a like a web site; what is a trusted and an untrusted
one? Long gone are those days...
Tech solves all...
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