Skip to comments.Small-business nightmare: 8 million sites hacked to harm customers' computers
Posted on 08/12/2011 10:04:03 PM PDT by Libloather
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Good luck with that. I re-image my machine once a week.
osCommerce was junk 5 years ago and any online merchant still using it deserves what happens next.
I surf in VM mode.
If you mess me up I reload my backup image of my OS and progs.
takes 5 minutes out of my life to keep on keeping on.
He’s using a virtual manager to run an operating system within an operating system. That way if he gets a virus in the OS within an OS he wipes it and restores the backup.
It’s like owning 50 acres and fencing off 10 acres for the cattle. If a bull gets a virus and goes nuts it won’t infect the other 40 acres.
VM is a virtual machine that resided in your computer but is isolated from the rest of your computer.
You can load OS from the ancient days to play your favorite games or us it to test other software without compromising your machine.
When your actual computer sees the VM it only sees an executable for VM and not the load inside.
You can run all your programs in VM mode and it the VM OS is compromised you simply load a backup copy that is clean and keep on keeping on.
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