K-9 web protection & spyware

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by screamer, May 16, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. screamer

    screamer Registered Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2006
    Posts:
    921
    Location:
    Big Apple USA
    Today I was working on / cleaning / updating my daughters computer. I received an e-mail from BlueCoat w/ re: to an update for K-9 web protection.
    When I opened the app I noticed a "few hundred" sites blocked due to spy / malware. I use SAS, AVG AS and aSquared on her box, they never really find anything except the odd tracking cookie. And she is No Safe Surfer. I read an article this morning about X thousands of people getting infected w/ an exploit on MySpace. Spending most of her time on sites like MySpace, I decided to clean the box. To my suprise, there was nothing there to clean. K-9 really protected this computer.
    In my mind itsa failsafe whereas SiteAdvisor and the like are just warnings.

    Just thought I'd share this tidbit of useless information.

    ...screamer
     
  2. Pedro

    Pedro Registered Member

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2006
    Posts:
    3,502
    Most interesting observation. Perhaps unrelated, but it is your personal experience. I looked at their website better, and it does look good.

    Thanks for sharing:thumb:
     
  3. OldMX

    OldMX Registered Member

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2005
    Posts:
    170
    The program works great, and its freeware, thumbs up :D
     
  4. cheater87

    cheater87 Registered Member

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2005
    Posts:
    3,121
    Location:
    Pennsylvania.
    The program looks great. :)
     
Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.