Prevx1, SpySweeper:

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by SG1, Jul 13, 2006.

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  1. SG1

    SG1 Registered Member

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    SpySweeper alerted me to fact that Prevx1 was trying to alter the HOSTS file; why would Prevx1 do that?

    Thanks, SG1 (Pat)
     
  2. Notok

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    SpySweeper is probably just alerting you to the fact that Prevx1 is trying to access the HOSTS file, which Prevx1 will also monitor. Prevx1 won't actually modify it, however.
     
  3. ghiser1

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    Prevx1 will remove any entry in the hostfile that relates to a Prevx domain. This is to ensure that the correct IP addresses are picked up from DNS.
     
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