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victor43
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How does your system become infected by just browsing

I am looking to find out the mechanics of their technique that essentially uses a browser to infect ones

system.

I have personal experience of contracting a  what I believe a virus/malware and it ending up somewhere on the client's computer and not

in the browser cache.How is this possible and how can registry be modified at the same time ? I believe that the virus is able to circumvent

the browser memory/disk space and into the rest of the system ? I just don't know how this is done.

Any comments would be appreciated

Victor

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Re: How does your system become infected by just browsing

Hello Victor,

I think if you click this address http://home.mcafee.com/virusInfo/default.aspx you well find a host of information that well answer all your questions. It's McAfee library.

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Re: How does your system become infected by just browsing

Thanks CrazyChuck.

I'll definitely go through some of the viruses to see if I can find one that matches the one I have been infected with.

Victor

Re: How does your system become infected by just browsing

My pleasure to be of help.

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