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Comment security fixes or hacking guidelines (Score 0, Redundant) 84

unless the patch breaks something which you should test in a test lab you should apply most patches, and half of the releases that explain what it fixes explain how to take advantage of any computers that don't use this patch, if it's a serious threat then it might be better to let people protect themselves before you tell the hackers how to use that exploit.
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Submission + - IT Repair installs webcam spying software (groundreport.com)

Vapon writes: A lady noticed her computer was running slower after she had brought her computer in to be repaired. She took the computer to a second repair shop where they found that one of the problems was that her webcam would turn on whenever it detected her around and was taking photo's and uploading it to a website. The repair technician that installed the software has done this to at least 10 woman and has photos of at least one undressing.

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