11 years ago

.Rar files

Against my better judgement I tried downloading a .rar file for something that was really hard to find and there ended up being a trojan virus attached to it...a really bad one at that. Luckily for me, I was using NIS and the problem was removed. This could have been a very bad situation for my brand new computer. I would excersise great caution when using this site.

added 11 years ago

although then... every file that is uploaded to 4shared is scanned with Mcafee which is a securuity corparation protecting the 4shared network which detects the most common viruses in case you haven't knew... viruses in .rar files sometimes cannot be detetected because of a possible encryption i.e password protected .rar file that is a possibility ....