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Comodo's PrivDog SSL-busting adware


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Posted 21 March 2015 - 08:02 PM

Comodo's PrivDog SSL-busting adware

Essentially, Comodo's firewall and antivirus package Internet Security 2014, installs a tool called PrivDog by default. Some versions of this tool intercept encrypted HTTPS traffic to force ads into webpages.


Comodo accused of shipping adware thats worse than Superfish, breaks HTTPS security
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Posted 22 March 2015 - 02:29 AM

Isn't this known some time ago, quietman7?

PrivDog is even created by the founder of Comodo to boot...

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Posted 22 March 2015 - 04:55 AM

These articles explain it in more detail and the problem appears to be more dubious than originally reported.
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