Just installed and performed initial scan

Discussion in 'ewido anti-spyware forum' started by JRCATES, Jul 29, 2006.

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  1. JRCATES

    JRCATES Registered Member

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    Well, I just downloaded and installed ewido anti-spyware 4.0.0.172 trial....and performed my first scan. Installation, setup and initial scan seemed to go pretty smooth, and the resident shield is active and doesn't seem to consume a lot of system resources. Nothing "major" was detected during the scan.....but it did detect several "cookies" that other AS programs (SuperAntiSpyware, Spyware Doctor, Ad-Aware, etc.) had not detected before.

    The threat level was listed as "Medium".....and ALL of the cookies in question appeared to be located in two Mozilla (Firefox) folders. These locations were:

    mozilla. C:\Documents and Settings\...\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\....

    mozilla. C\Program Files\support.com\backup\co\cookies....

    Since I have removed and deleted all cookies that I do not want, and have allowed other AS products to remove what has been considered "tracking" cookies previously.....is this just a "record" or log that ewido is reporting, rather than the actual cookies? I looked through the Firefox cookies listed through the Firefox browser (Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies) and don't see any of the cookies that ewido has reported. What should I do?

    If I add them as an "exception"....I notice that it adds a rule saying to "Ignore ALL FILES..." in those specific locations (rather than just the individual or particular cookie in question). Any advice o_O
     
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    Anyone o_O Almost 120 views with no replies....surely someone knows and can help answer this.....
     
  3. ASpace

    ASpace Guest

    Why do you care about cookies ? Cookies are not threat at all and you know that very well . Everyday I manually delete all cookies and temp stuff from my computer , you can do the same . Moreover it is even easier with Firefox cos it can be set to delete all temp things after being closed
     
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    Nice try, but NOT...the answer I was looking for. :doubt:

    I'd really like to know the answer to this, so hopefully an ewido rep will see this thread (with 120+ views, I'm guessing one already has) and will provide some feedback.....
     
  5. ASpace

    ASpace Guest

    Ewido Moderators are currently off-line . :D
     
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