by tek-ed - 6/27/05 1:40 PM
In Reply to: PS by whozethere
Then when a virus modifies your hosts file with a spoofed address for www.ebay.com., or www.bankamerica.com, you click on your favorite's link and think you're going where you clicked and instead you're going to a hackers website who is now capturing your login information...
Unfortunatly, there is nothing you can do about these kinds of scams...My suggestion is that you set the hosts file to read-only and log into your computer with a different username and remove that username from the modify access for that hosts file. This way, you will have *some* protection from this.
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