Advanced Searchbar - malware or not?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Wai_Wai, Sep 21, 2006.

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  1. Wai_Wai

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    When in doubt , don't install, when i read those comments, asuming they are right, it's better to stay clear of this.
    But maybe there is someone else who has any experience with this app.

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  3. Wai_Wai

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    I haven't installed it yet, but I'm curious to know.
     
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    There seems to be no definite answer to this, one party says it contains spyware and others say it's clean.

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    Hmm... Why does it need to collect data?
     
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    Which party (claiming it has spyware) are you referring?

    I would be more willing to trust the party which claims it has spyware if they can show me anything bad or secret thing it is doing. The other party says it's clean may be due to "lack of knowledge" - they couldn't detect the malicious action, so they suppose it's clean.
     
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    I am refering to the comments on download.com in your first post.

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    I see.
    Yes, some did say this program contains spyware/adware (found after a scan of their anti-spyware program). But some said it was false positive.

    o_O o_O So... The only way to know is to try it out, isn't it? o_O o_O
     
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    If you really want to know for sure, that's the thing to do, a first hand experience.

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