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  1. #1
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    Question Virii

    I was looking through all the files for download on AO and I was surprised at the amount of virii you can get. 500+ virii for download? On a security site? Am I missing something?
    Why am I still here?
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    i've wondered the same thing. are those downloads just the source code? bc i could totally understand that, i'm kind of afraid to touch those downloads with a 10 foot pole.
    Bradley Lamar
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    Viri Source Code

    It is just the code and it can not harm your machine unless you let it. Although just a beginner in programming they are good to learn from, not necessarily for creating viri either, but for general knowledge.
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    Their put it here so you can study it.
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    Lightbulb virii

    The virus source code is there for programmers, to learn how they work, the source code is harmless and can be read by a compiler (e.g visual C++), in fact even the .Exe/batch file is harmless untill activated( double click)
    #The only thing to wach out for is that some compilers have a compile function (make into an .Exe) and a compile and run function(make into an .exe and Open) obviously this is desasterous(sp) for your PC if you chose the latter.
    #preep#
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    Because all the source code are writen in assembly langguage. You need an assembler to compile it. But I really hope no one will abuse it.
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    I have an old Computer and I have downloaded 300+ virus for fun and to learn. It's not on my network and my kids don't play with it. It's funny to have 100s of virus ad put a virus scan.
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    I guess posting it two times is well its been a long night sorry.
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