Reply to post: "download an executable to my desktop and run it"

No wonder we're being hit by Internet of Things botnets. Ever tried patching a Thing?

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"download an executable to my desktop and run it"

"download an executable to my desktop and run it" actually means: set up a virtual machine (VM), install a "supported" version of some commercial operating system in that VM, set up networking on and for the VM, then run the crappy untrusted executable.

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