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Cuteftp: Privacy Or Other Problem?


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#1 Jent

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Posted 13 October 2005 - 01:33 PM

Reading "Understanding Spyware, Browser Hijackers, and Dialers" from this site, I see that CuteFTP is listed as a "backdoor santa". Can someone discuss more of what this means? I've been using CuteFTP and I want to make sure I'm ok.

Also, are there other better FTP programs out there? I don't need anything heavy-duty - just something to upload some files to my website now and again.

Thanks!

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Posted 13 October 2005 - 06:05 PM

i have used guild ftp and bulletproof ftp both are reasonable and safe.
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Posted 14 October 2005 - 02:55 AM

I use to use LeechFTP, but it hase't been updated since '99. I now use FTP surf. It's a IE based client. It is free but has banners accross the bottom fourth of the page. It is very quick. I like it and have no problems. Been using it since 12/04. Hope this helps.

http://www.whispertech.com/surfer/
http://www.download.com/Leech-FTP/3640-235...tml?tag=lst-0-1
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Posted 14 October 2005 - 10:08 AM

A list of free File Transfer Programs here:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic3616.html
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