This could lead to security issues. .com
is a file extension for DOS executables. Someone could have created a malicious .com
file called "google.com" that somehow ended up on your hard drive, and when you do:
/run google.com, mIRC would execute the file, and the malicious executable google.com would run.
It can also conflict with another .com filename that exists on your hard drive.
Let's say you want to visit www.format.com
, using you're way of doing:
would cause the 'format.com
' program to run.