Mind the PUP: Top download portals to avoid

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Dragon1952, Dec 26, 2015.

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  1. Dragon1952

    Dragon1952 Registered Member

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    Already posted here.
     
  3. Gullible Jones

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    Utterly pathetic, if unsurprising.

    The obnoxious thing though is that this:

    is literally a recommendation to download stuff directly from vendors you've never heard of, and to install it as Admin. That may be safer in Windows-land, but conceptually it's bonkers, IMO. Whereas download portals could, at least theoretically, function as repositories for known-safe software.
     
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