Is FastTrack detection dangerous?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Minsak, Nov 12, 2005.

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  1. Minsak

    Minsak Registered Member

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    I am astonished that this thing followed along with a legal lisence that I got from my school. Wierd that a geometry math software contains these things. Should I delete the WiseUpdt.EXE file, and keep the rest of the program files?
    Any suggestions on what measurements that would be necessary with this pest?

    Used free online downloadable "Trend Micro Anti-Spyware for the Web",
    it detected:

    C:\Program Files\Cabri II Plus\WiseUpdt.EXE

    as being a FastTrack, and following detail provided:

    Description: Adware
    AdWare is a type of software that displays advertisements on the computer screen while a computer is running. Typically, AdWare is built into software that performs some other primary task such as file sharing.
    The justification for AdWare is for the software developer to recover revenue via advertising instead of for instance charging for their software. Some Adware will collect the computers usage information (e.g. sites visited) and send it up to a remote server on the internet where it is collected and processed for marketing purposes.

    Company FastTrack
    Product Name PurityScan, RVP, SNHelper, Grokster, Trickler, FSG, FLT Module, Grokster Pro, Uptodate, wast, BPC, IB, Syswast, FastTrack
    Company URL http://www.grokster.com/
     
  2. The Hammer

    The Hammer Registered Member

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    You might consider trying Panda's onlone scanner for a secong opinion as it also detects spyware and is said to be quite good in this area in reviews. http://www.pandasoftware.com/products/activescan.htm
     
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