'Sneaky' software may be watching you

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Zhen-Xjell, Feb 20, 2002.

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  1. Zhen-Xjell

    Zhen-Xjell Security Expert

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    CNN Article: Right now, your boss, your spouse or the government could secretly be reading all your typed words -- even the ones you deleted -- while surreptitiously snapping your picture.

    "It's horrifying!" says Richard Eaton, who develops, markets and even answers the technical help line for WinWhatWhere software. His qualms haven't stopped him from selling the product, though - more than 200,000 copies of it - to everyone from suspicious spouses to the FBI.
     
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    Gavin - DiamondCS Former DCS Moderator

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    TDS does detect this version WinWhatWhere 4, and the previous, version 3

    As indicated in that article, proper, full removal instructions will be given on request to the author, so those intentionally installing W3i can ignore the alerts
     
  3. Zhen-Xjell

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    Thanks Gavin, this is good information to know.  Keep up the great work.
     
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