Roxio sending "hidden data" as per KIS ?

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  1. acr1965

    acr1965 Registered Member

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    Whenever I launch Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 I get a warning from Kaspersky that it is attempting to send "hidden data". The intended address is http://redirect.sonic.com/links.aspx. There are some other outbound attempts as well. This is on my new dell computer, less than a week old. Is this something I should be concerned with and try to find another media program?
     
  2. Kerodo

    Kerodo Registered Member

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    Since it's a brand new machine I wouldn't be worrying about it, but it is kinda interesting....
     
  3. Franklin

    Franklin Registered Member

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    You could try the below for a second opinion on whether there are connections happening.

    1. Type cmd in your Windows Run box.

    2. Type "netstat -b 5 > activity.txt" and press enter. After say 2 minutes, press Ctrl+C.

    3. Type "activity.txt" on the command line to open the log file in notepad (or your default text editor)

    The file activity.txt will have a log of all process that made a connection to the Internet in the last two minutes. It will also show which process connected to which website in this time. And not just the web browsers (like iexplore.exe or opera.exe), the log will also show your IM clients, download managers, email programs or any software that requires a net connection.
     
  4. acr1965

    acr1965 Registered Member

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    I believe connections are happening. When I launch Roxio the GUI does not come up completely unless I allow the outbound connection.
     
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