Psycho-Babble Social Thread 220970

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Ok, what's difference btwn SPYWARE and COOKIES?

Posted by Janelle on April 20, 2003, at 20:44:07

Could someone explain in as plain English as possible (not Computerese!) what is the difference between Spyware and Cookies? A brief definition of Spyware and a brief definition of a Cookie would be so helpful! Thanks to whoever can answer.

 

difference btwn SPYWARE and COOKIES made easy

Posted by lostsailor on April 20, 2003, at 23:18:16

In reply to Ok, what's difference btwn SPYWARE and COOKIES?, posted by Janelle on April 20, 2003, at 20:44:07

uuuugggg!!!!!! I spent 20 min writing a poem just to delete it by a “Freudian’ accident’ “!!!!!

spyware is made of cookies;
like Orwell’s "1984" , they watch you
always!
they are odious and hidious
and make pop-ups, not pop-tarts
they are cookies gone stale,
like a "skunky" good ale.
(jyl, help me here, my muse and expert of beer)

do you hate repetition?
hate filling out forms?
cookies help you and the site
"operator" which, when an MD like bob,
can make for quite a fun pun.

here at PB, they stop that terrible Beatles muzac
(bob, can't you add "strings" so they'd
be nice to the ear like a concerto of "Yesterday"(s)
or white album stuff.

cookies are kind most of the time.
spyware makes you mad.
and makes windows more "unstable" and
does the same to macs, too
like rotten apples (sorry, Mr Jobs)--
for making bad puns while trying for fun.

UUUGGGG.... hear, no here...lmao
"Help", not the beatles song,
but what I now need.

Look up lassie...
see "help" on the top of you browser???
Netscape, IE, Opera...any of them.
why did I not just say this sooner??
click help and type "cookies" to find out more.

cookies are good with milk.
Spy(s)ware is called so with reason
it is much like internet treason.

Aurora, where are my xanax????
Please give them to me.
I’ll trade you: my treats for yours
Even Steven. Deal, kitty?
Kitty...????

 

sandcastle jimi sweet jyl read above PLEASE-- ty

Posted by lostsailor on April 20, 2003, at 23:37:09

In reply to difference btwn SPYWARE and COOKIES made easy, posted by lostsailor on April 20, 2003, at 23:18:16

Jimmi, master of music, mayhem and office xp
read the above for janelle and for me.
will you cookies to janelle,
I think I just put her thru hell (see " the inferno" for more on that...lol)

Sweet, jyl, just assure me as a "fellow" lover of art, madness and spirits that I am ok.
Go, giggle and laugh: this rounds on me.
I am so Looney---uumm, err not as in your currency… but in mind, that even though I am a vegetarian, I’ll pay for the wings, too

Thank you both and all
"goodnight moon, goodnight stars””
shi* it must be near where I'm at now "where the sidewalk ends" or next to "the giving tree"" --you owe me $$$ for this plug/post bob
and I owe you for a place to vent like this---we are even I guess

hello xanax
meouch

 

how did that happen????? now lets see...

Posted by lostsailor on April 20, 2003, at 23:41:08

In reply to sandcastle jimi sweet jyl read above PLEASE-- ty, posted by lostsailor on April 20, 2003, at 23:37:09

"goodnight moon"

"where the sidewalk ends"

"the giving tree"


I feel like I am in a ---lets see if they sell movies, too... a "casino"

 

Re: difference btwn SPYWARE and COOKIES made easy » lostsailor

Posted by IsoM on April 21, 2003, at 0:18:32

In reply to difference btwn SPYWARE and COOKIES made easy, posted by lostsailor on April 20, 2003, at 23:18:16

Okay, Tony, stop taking credit for writing a poem when we know Aurora did it. It's obvious that she wrote it, not you, by the references to apples as "rotten", talking to a dog in a condenscending way ("look up, Lassie"), & mention of milk.

Poor kitty, no wonder she takes drugs. If I were your kitty, I would too. At least, T.S. Eliot gave his cats credit for their intelligence like his brilliant Jennyanydots.

Oh! And make sure you tell Aurora I loved her poem. =^..^=

 

ISOM...READ THIS POST TS ELLIOT FAN

Posted by lostsailor on April 21, 2003, at 0:26:09

In reply to Re: difference btwn SPYWARE and COOKIES made easy » lostsailor, posted by IsoM on April 21, 2003, at 0:18:32

lol...omg...look above I think others think my cat is me, and I my begin to agree...

check this out...it's a wonderful read...

"old possum's book of practical cats"

it's a collection of ts's poems on cats
do not confuse with "the cat in the hat"

tony, aurora who knows

I need a bezo iv drip stat...

 

or any other cat lovers....

Posted by lostsailor on April 21, 2003, at 0:56:45

In reply to ISOM...READ THIS POST TS ELLIOT FAN, posted by lostsailor on April 21, 2003, at 0:26:09

"old possum's book of practical cats"

doc should send me a huge check for tonights book plugs..lmao

~tony

 

leeran = t.s. eliot fan » lostsailor

Posted by leeran on April 21, 2003, at 1:39:19

In reply to ISOM...READ THIS POST TS ELLIOT FAN, posted by lostsailor on April 21, 2003, at 0:26:09

I spent half a semester on this one poem it seemed, in an English course focusing on T.S. Eliot/James Joyce.

I can still read this and get tingly all over . . . my favorite poem of all time (too long to post in its entirety).


Let us go then, you and I,
When the evening is spread out against the sky
Like a patient etherized upon a table;
Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets,
The muttering retreats
Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels
And sawdust restaurants with oyster-shells:
Streets that follow like a tedious argument
Of insidious intent
To lead you to an overwhelming question. . .
Oh, do not ask, "What is it?"
Let us go and make our visit.

 

Re: Ok, what's difference btwn SPYWARE and COOKIES?

Posted by NikkiT2 on April 21, 2003, at 8:36:06

In reply to Ok, what's difference btwn SPYWARE and COOKIES?, posted by Janelle on April 20, 2003, at 20:44:07

OK..

Bascially, cookies sit in your computer, saving information on websites you use, and remember certian things.. like your password to here and your username. Its also a cookie that that puts "new" onposts you haven;t read.. it remembers which posts you have read you see.

Spyware does something similar, but has the ability to send this information "home" (ie, to someone else computer). there is alot of different spyware.. Gator, the most common, is pretty innocuous in that it works like a cookie and remembers infor for you. But there are others that record all your key strokes and sends them home - so has the ability to send someone all your passwords and even your credit card number. Another one I had, called dialler, overrides a dial up modem, and dials a high toll number instead of your normal ISP's number.. I think its a $2 a minute number it calls, so someone in the US infected could end up with a very large phone bill without knowing why.

I hope this explains it OK.

Nikki

 

Ad Aware and Kazaa ?

Posted by Oddipus Rex on April 21, 2003, at 9:16:35

In reply to Re: Ok, what's difference btwn SPYWARE and COOKIES?, posted by NikkiT2 on April 21, 2003, at 8:36:06

I read that Ad aware will keep Kazaa from working. If you use Ad aware you have to reinstall Kazaa afterwards and you have to accept whatever spyware Kazaa installs because that's what supports Kazaa. I was just wondering if you knew about that.

(Kazaa is a Napster-type service for file sharing. I haven't even used it but I keep thinking of trying it.)

 

Re: sandcastle jimi sweet jyl read above PLEASE-- ty

Posted by lil' jimi on April 21, 2003, at 13:20:29

In reply to sandcastle jimi sweet jyl read above PLEASE-- ty, posted by lostsailor on April 20, 2003, at 23:37:09

> Jimmi, master of music, mayhem and office xp
> read the above for janelle and for me.
> will you cookies to janelle,
> I think I just put her thru hell (see " the inferno" for more on that...lol)
>
> Sweet, jyl, just assure me as a "fellow" lover of art, madness and spirits that I am ok.
> Go, giggle and laugh: this rounds on me.
> I am so Looney---uumm, err not as in your currency… but in mind, that even though I am a vegetarian, I’ll pay for the wings, too
>
> Thank you both and all
> "goodnight moon, goodnight stars””
> shi* it must be near where I'm at now "where the sidewalk ends" or next to "the giving tree"" --you owe me $$$ for this plug/post bob
> and I owe you for a place to vent like this---we are even I guess
>
> hello xanax
> meouch

hi aurora,

please, meow, tell tone-meow-ey, i red read the above,

....meow, meow, prrrrrrrrr ....

it's the cookies....

"....will the wind ever remember
all names it has blown in the past ....."

rhyme on, sweet gata to our brother of the sky,
pets for you,
~ jimi

p.s. and tell him, "you're welcome, sail-man ...

 

Re: ISOM...READ THIS POST TS ELLIOT FAN » lostsailor

Posted by IsoM on April 21, 2003, at 23:21:55

In reply to ISOM...READ THIS POST TS ELLIOT FAN, posted by lostsailor on April 21, 2003, at 0:26:09

I know the book - isn't it wonderful? TS Eliot loved his kitties & Jennyanydots was such an industrious girl! Hemingway was another softie for cats & his old place is still maintained with lots of cats about as a tourist site.

If you ever feel down, Tony, make Aurora read poems to you from "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats". Who knows? It might inspire her. Hint to her that she could be a big name star in famous cat food commercials like Morris & earn lots of money. Then you could retire & live on he earnings, but don't tell her I told you this.


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