CamStudio silently installs BundleOfferManger

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  1. Cutting_Edgetech

    Cutting_Edgetech Registered Member

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    Camstudio installs a file called BunndleOfferManger even after declining all open candy offers. I updated Camstudio about a month ago, and NOD 32 alerted me to the file today. After cleaning the object Camstudio still appears to work. Camstudio already has a ridiculous amount of Open Candy offers in their installer, and now this. According to NOD 32 the file attempted to run. I was not even using Camstudio when this happened so that is alarming to me. I did not agree to any bundle offers so Camstudio should not be installing any such file on my machines. I would like to hear a response from the developers of Camstudio so I will make them aware of this thread.
     

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    Camstudio has no contact email on their website, and you can only register for their forum by invitation code only. :thumbd: Maybe I will get lucky, and someone that has access to their forum will report this thread to them.
     
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    This just amazes me, thank you for pointing this out!!! I am tired of computers being turned into ad delivery and tracking devices.
     
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    What about trying here?

    -http://download-camstudio.com/contact.html
     
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    Scratch that one above, perhaps a better contact might be at the at the bottom of this page

    -http://camstudio.org/privacy.htm
     
  6. Cutting_Edgetech

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    Thanks Stapp! I will try that now.
     
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    I just sent them a message explaining my concern. I sent them the link to this thread so they would have the opportunity to address this.
     
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    I just realized why NOD 32 may not have detected this until now. I just enabled detect Potentially Unsafe Applications last night.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I downloaded it from Camstudio, but I downloaded it a month ago so I can't be sure.
     
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    I usually keep a backup of all the software I download on an external drive so I have an installer from October that i'm pretty sure I downloaded from their site. I just scanned it with NOD 32, and it found 2 potentially unsafe applications in the installer so it quarantined it. I usually install applications with open candy in Shadow Mode first to make sure they do not install any bloatware.
     
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