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security, sure, but where are the users rights here in 2010?


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#1 chromebuster

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Posted 24 May 2010 - 08:44 PM

Hi Folks,
Most of you may already know this who use the unlocker utility (and I find it rather handy). Well, discovery yesterday, it is detected by some security programs (MSE as Trojan, and NOD32 as Adware in particular), but there is one problem with this detection. I wouldn't call it a false positive per-se, but I'd call it more of a take-away of the user's rights. The only reason that it is detected is because of a clearly optional component that automatically starts up IE and redirects the user to www.ebay.com. What right do security programs have flagging programs due to optional components? I don't understand it, and I'd seriously recommend that the above companies reconsider their decision. Let me know what you here in this community think, and I'll certainly complain myself if you'd like.

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Posted 24 May 2010 - 09:30 PM

Basically your complaining about how they detect certain viruses. They are not gonna compromise just cause it may detect something you may deem as "safe". Seriously you should not be so mad at how they detect problems they do not have time to download everything for your convenient and test it. If you want just add it to exceptions or use a different av if your so upset about how they try to protect you....

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Posted 24 May 2010 - 10:13 PM

Thanks for the input. Maybe next time, I won't sound so forward. I just fly off the handle on occasion, and most often, it is about stupid things that can easily be taken care of like you said. Oops, my total bad.

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