Avoid anything from ChrisPC

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Mortal Raptor, Mar 13, 2015.

  1. Mortal Raptor

    Mortal Raptor Banned

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    I always used to see programs from ChrisPC being published at Major Geeks.com but I never had any interest.

    Today, I tried installing ChrisPC WEI for Windows 8 just for fun.....

    after downloading the file from their main site and installing it, I got the following warnings:

    STUDIES.png

    Verification.png


    Please avoid this company at all costs!
     
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  2. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    I don't get it, is it phoning home? I did check out DNS Switch months ago for testing purposes.
     
  3. Azure Phoenix

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    Can't even check the website cause Adguard reports.

    Adguard has blocked access to this page
    This web page at www.chris-pc.com has been reported as a malware page and has been blocked based on your security preferences.

    Adguard has found that malicious software may be installed onto your computer if you proceed. If you've visited this site in the past or you trust this site, it is possible that it has just recently been compromised by a hacker. We recommend you to not proceed or try again later.


    It might be better if I don't click on "proceed anyway" if it's true.
     
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  4. ProTruckDriver

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    Same here with Adguard.
     
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  5. Gullible Jones

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    They're doing obvious search engine optimization. They have a "RAM Booster" program. Said program exits with an obviously fake error message when run in Anubis sandbox.

    Well, what did we expect?
     
  6. Mortal Raptor

    Mortal Raptor Banned

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    thanks for this, reported to Major Geeks owner
     
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  8. Mayahana

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    Nothing detected here.. Virus Totals are clear.

    You are detecting RK, which is just a downloaded PUP/PUA in the background as an optional aspect to the package. I downloaded it directly from their site, and it was clean.. Sophos+Avira on Gateway (w/PUA detection on), Web/URL scanning, and Trend Micro 2015 on the desktops. Nothing flagged it.

    Maybe there are different packages out there, some bundled, some not?
     
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