Security Product Acronyms used on MalwareTips (Helpful for New Members)

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Spawn

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#21
People use different Acronyms for the same products, but as long as you're clear about it then it's OK.
 

Littlebits

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May 3, 2011
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#22
Umbra Corp. said:
Littlebits said:
Some people like myself which are getting old can not remember those codes, it is better for me to just spell out the words to keep from getting confused.
hahaha, how old are you, Littlebits?
I went over the hill 4 years ago and I'm falling down very rapidly. :D
 

Tom172

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Feb 11, 2011
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#23
Littlebits said:
Some people like myself which are getting old can not remember those codes, it is better for me to just spell out the words to keep from getting confused.

Thanks.:D
Solution, get Jack to add word changing code to the forum, so every time someone uses an acronym, it gets changed to the full name of the product. I'm sure he won't mind.
 
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McLovin

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Apr 17, 2011
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#24
Tom172 said:
Solution, get Jack to add word changing code to the forum, so every time someone uses an acronym, it gets changed to the full name of the product. I'm sure he won't mind.
That would require someone to code the plugin for MyBB.
 

Payback

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Jan 7, 2013
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#25
I am surprised ,I am still new,but I know all those names (maybe cause I was retired mod of Bleepingcomputers.com? :O)
 

McLovin

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#26
Payback said:
I am surprised ,I am still new,but I know all those names (maybe cause I was retired mod of Bleepingcomputers.com? :O)
Off topic slightly, what was your name on BleepingComputers?
 
Nov 15, 2012
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#33
Woa! there are a lot that I didn't know already, sometime I got confused, that's why I prefer spell it on full name usually, thanks for MrExplorer for creating this thread ;)
Thanks

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Thanks, I will surely add them.
 
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