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wincustomize.com (stardock.com): risks ?

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#1 LASERzzzzzz


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Posted 01 March 2016 - 03:47 AM



I´m using some products from Stardock ( http://www.stardock.com/products/ ): windowsblinds, Object Dock, Start 8, Fences, Iconpackager

I'm also downloading from time to time skins, icons and walpapers for this software from http://www.wincustomize.com/


The question is:

Is it safe to download  skins,icons and graphics from wincustomize.com ?

Does wincustomize.com or Stardock.com "check"  the skins/graphics for malicious code  before the designers can upload

them to the main page ? I scanned wincustomize.com with this online-scanner: https://www.virustotal.com/de/ . The site was

absolutely "clean"...


Greets from Germany!


LASER  (sorry, my english is probably not perfect...)

Edited by LASERzzzzzz, 01 March 2016 - 03:48 AM.

....i dont like CHAOS but CHAOS likes me! ....live from EUROPE/germany !!! ....live from EUROPE/germany !!!

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Posted 01 March 2016 - 08:25 AM

There are number of web resources (URL Link Scanners) which can be used to check suspicious/unfamiliar sites or get second opinions.-- Use several different vendors when performing queries to confirm the results of page content. Even doing this, you still need to be cautions of other links on the page itself which can redirect to a malicious page.
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