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#1 Will5200

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Posted 22 July 2016 - 09:14 AM

Someone opened an evaluation request for the site securehunter.com over at Web of Trust - https://www.mywot.com/en/forum/67786-securehunter-com.

 

The WOT scorecard reveals some suspicious green ratings, the rest are apparently red ratings with no comments - https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/securehunter.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=popup-donuts

 

I will be the first to say, with over a dozen years in IT, I have never heard of this title, much less used it. A quick Google search reveals that someone has done a good job on various tech and social media sites, of giving the software "kudos", with little or no proof.

 

What I did find further down in the search field, is some posts from some unhappy people - http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r30548656-Secure-Hunter-Anti-Malware-Pro-giveaway-ends-at-midnight-PST.

 

The domain whois indicates who the tech contact is - https://whois.icann.org/en/lookup?name=securehunter.com. The address is a condo in Miami. The contact himself (assuming this is the same guy), is supposed to be in Israel - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ramshmider.

 

Looking for any information anyone may have, I have a not so good feeling about this.


Edited by Will5200, 22 July 2016 - 02:58 PM.


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Posted 22 July 2016 - 09:56 AM

Never heard of that program before. 


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Posted 22 July 2016 - 01:48 PM

Looking at Secure Hunter's website I think it is basically scam software. They have logos of companies like IBM and Microsoft, as well as logos of press outlets, such as ABC News. When you click the image the link leads back to the Secure Hunter website, no news articles or anything. Their community link leads to a basic page which just says "go to our Facebook group". Also I found some links that get 404'd. 

 

Very suspicious.



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Posted 22 July 2016 - 02:56 PM

Looking at Secure Hunter's website I think it is basically scam software. They have logos of companies like IBM and Microsoft, as well as logos of press outlets, such as ABC News. When you click the image the link leads back to the Secure Hunter website, no news articles or anything. Their community link leads to a basic page which just says "go to our Facebook group". Also I found some links that get 404'd. 

 

Very suspicious.

You are very correct, the site is a scam joke. I think I am going to give that review a pass for now, as it's right before a weekend and I don't rightfully feel like arguing with any sociopathic personalities today. Thanks man.



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Posted 24 July 2016 - 03:22 AM

Hi

 

Nice to meet you , and stop with all the complements :)

 

You are MORE then welcome to visit our social links to see that NO SCAM here , 2 years  of updates on our software progress.

 

Press from last week:

 

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/07/prweb13564516.htm

Secure Hunter Anti-Malware Verified Compatible Through OPSWAT Certified Security Applications Program.

GOLD LEVEL out of 750 companies.

 

https://www.opswat.com/certified/products#!product=all&os=windows&certification=gold (Look for Secure Hunter )

 

Press from the day we launch.  January 12, 2016

 

http://marketersmedia.com/secure-hunter-announces-launch-of-anti-malware-pro-malicious-software-detector/100983

 

We accept and will act on all the comments above regarding the website and other .

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions.

 

Good day

 

Secure Hunter Anti Malware

http://www.securehunter.com



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Posted 24 July 2016 - 08:19 AM

Nice to see that you are willing to sign up on BleepingComputer to defend your product. What do you have to reply to Gorbulan's post above?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/620736/secure-hunter/#entry4046667

Edit: Also it seems that your Malware Hunter Free download (which downloads a SecureHunterProSetup.zip file by the way, not "Free") doesn't work. When I download it and try to extract it using Windows built-in feature, it reports the .zip file as being empty, and when I unzip it using 7Zip it reports an "Unexpected data end" and the executable reports being corrupt and to download a new copy.

Edited by Aura, 24 July 2016 - 08:22 AM.

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Posted 24 July 2016 - 09:17 AM

Hi SecureHunterAM,

 

Welcome to to the site. I am having trouble downloading and trying your free version as well.



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Posted 24 July 2016 - 09:49 AM

Hi

Nice to meet you , and stop with all the complements :)

You are MORE then welcome to visit our social links to see that NO SCAM here , 2 years  of updates on our software progress.

Press from last week:

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/07/prweb13564516.htm

Secure Hunter Anti-Malware Verified Compatible Through OPSWAT Certified Security Applications Program.

GOLD LEVEL out of 750 companies.

https://www.opswat.com/certified/products#!product=all&os=windows&certification=gold (Look for Secure Hunter )

Press from the day we launch.  January 12, 2016

http://marketersmedia.com/secure-hunter-announces-launch-of-anti-malware-pro-malicious-software-detector/100983

We accept and will act on all the comments above regarding the website and other .

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions.

Good day

Secure Hunter Anti Malware

http://www.securehunter.com

 

I did not expect somebody from Secure Hunter to post.  :thumbup2:

 

I shall refrain from judging Secure Hunter further until I see it in action. What you posted there was not proof of the products function, but marketing material for it. I don't care that SH is "verified compatible with network infrastructures", I only care how it performs. 



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Posted 26 July 2016 - 07:02 AM

Hi

 

Nice to meet you , and stop with all the complements :)

 

You are MORE then welcome to visit our social links to see that NO SCAM here , 2 years  of updates on our software progress.

 

Press from last week:

 

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/07/prweb13564516.htm

Secure Hunter Anti-Malware Verified Compatible Through OPSWAT Certified Security Applications Program.

GOLD LEVEL out of 750 companies.

 

https://www.opswat.com/certified/products#!product=all&os=windows&certification=gold (Look for Secure Hunter )

 

Press from the day we launch.  January 12, 2016

 

http://marketersmedia.com/secure-hunter-announces-launch-of-anti-malware-pro-malicious-software-detector/100983

 

We accept and will act on all the comments above regarding the website and other .

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions.

 

Good day

 

Secure Hunter Anti Malware

http://www.securehunter.com

Welcome to Bleeping Computer and thanks in advance for your time. I attempted to download your software (I also noticed the pro version) on my own system, not from a business machine. I immediately noticed that:

 

1. I was redirected to CNet.

 

2. my UBlock Origin add on to Firefox stopped some undesirable script action, and thus the download.

 

May I ask why there is no totally free version (such as Malwarebytes)? Also, how well are you monitoring the behavior of your affiliates in regards of what they are doing to your software? What CNet is doing may fool some of the less experience folks. However, those who know how to protect our computers will notice the unusual processes that are required to get the applications, and stop right there, just like I did last night. I don't know how well Secure Hunter performs. I just saw a big red flag last night. Cheers.



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Posted 27 July 2016 - 10:19 AM

Someone opened an evaluation request for the site securehunter.com over at Web of Trust - https://www.mywot.com/en/forum/67786-securehunter-com.

 

The WOT scorecard reveals some suspicious green ratings, the rest are apparently red ratings with no comments - https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/securehunter.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=popup-donuts

 

I will be the first to say, with over a dozen years in IT, I have never heard of this title, much less used it. A quick Google search reveals that someone has done a good job on various tech and social media sites, of giving the software "kudos", with little or no proof.

 

What I did find further down in the search field, is some posts from some unhappy people - http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r30548656-Secure-Hunter-Anti-Malware-Pro-giveaway-ends-at-midnight-PST.

 

The domain whois indicates who the tech contact is - https://whois.icann.org/en/lookup?name=securehunter.com. The address is a condo in Miami. The contact himself (assuming this is the same guy), is supposed to be in Israel - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ramshmider.

 

Looking for any information anyone may have, I have a not so good feeling about this.

 

Another set of reviews: https://malwaretips.com/threads/is-this-a-rogue-new-version-antivirus-software.55399/



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Posted 27 July 2016 - 07:20 PM

 

Someone opened an evaluation request for the site securehunter.com over at Web of Trust - https://www.mywot.com/en/forum/67786-securehunter-com.

 

The WOT scorecard reveals some suspicious green ratings, the rest are apparently red ratings with no comments - https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/securehunter.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=popup-donuts

 

I will be the first to say, with over a dozen years in IT, I have never heard of this title, much less used it. A quick Google search reveals that someone has done a good job on various tech and social media sites, of giving the software "kudos", with little or no proof.

 

What I did find further down in the search field, is some posts from some unhappy people - http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r30548656-Secure-Hunter-Anti-Malware-Pro-giveaway-ends-at-midnight-PST.

 

The domain whois indicates who the tech contact is - https://whois.icann.org/en/lookup?name=securehunter.com. The address is a condo in Miami. The contact himself (assuming this is the same guy), is supposed to be in Israel - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ramshmider.

 

Looking for any information anyone may have, I have a not so good feeling about this.

 

Another set of reviews: https://malwaretips.com/threads/is-this-a-rogue-new-version-antivirus-software.55399/

 

 

The plot gets murkier....

 

I am still on the fence with this one. Either it is a rogue software, or it is a small company with a beta they are trying to get sold. Their website's graphics are either placeholders (meaning they are legit), or the graphics are there to imply competence (meaning rogue software).

 

I will wait to see somebody highly qualified perform a battery of tests on Secure Hunter. 


Edited by Gorbulan, 27 July 2016 - 07:20 PM.


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Posted 28 July 2016 - 06:45 AM

 

 

Someone opened an evaluation request for the site securehunter.com over at Web of Trust - https://www.mywot.com/en/forum/67786-securehunter-com.

 

The WOT scorecard reveals some suspicious green ratings, the rest are apparently red ratings with no comments - https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/securehunter.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=popup-donuts

 

I will be the first to say, with over a dozen years in IT, I have never heard of this title, much less used it. A quick Google search reveals that someone has done a good job on various tech and social media sites, of giving the software "kudos", with little or no proof.

 

What I did find further down in the search field, is some posts from some unhappy people - http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r30548656-Secure-Hunter-Anti-Malware-Pro-giveaway-ends-at-midnight-PST.

 

The domain whois indicates who the tech contact is - https://whois.icann.org/en/lookup?name=securehunter.com. The address is a condo in Miami. The contact himself (assuming this is the same guy), is supposed to be in Israel - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ramshmider.

 

Looking for any information anyone may have, I have a not so good feeling about this.

 

Another set of reviews: https://malwaretips.com/threads/is-this-a-rogue-new-version-antivirus-software.55399/

 

 

The plot gets murkier....

 

I am still on the fence with this one. Either it is a rogue software, or it is a small company with a beta they are trying to get sold. Their website's graphics are either placeholders (meaning they are legit), or the graphics are there to imply competence (meaning rogue software).

 

I will wait to see somebody highly qualified perform a battery of tests on Secure Hunter. 

 

If you can find someone that can brave the download site. CNET, so far.



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Posted 28 July 2016 - 10:49 AM

Nuts to CNET. It's mostly an adware repository these days.



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Posted 28 July 2016 - 04:02 PM

Hi

 

Nice to meet you , and stop with all the complements :)

 

You are MORE then welcome to visit our social links to see that NO SCAM here , 2 years  of updates on our software progress.

 

Press from last week:

 

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/07/prweb13564516.htm

Secure Hunter Anti-Malware Verified Compatible Through OPSWAT Certified Security Applications Program.

GOLD LEVEL out of 750 companies.

 

https://www.opswat.com/certified/products#!product=all&os=windows&certification=gold (Look for Secure Hunter )

 

Press from the day we launch.  January 12, 2016

 

http://marketersmedia.com/secure-hunter-announces-launch-of-anti-malware-pro-malicious-software-detector/100983

 

We accept and will act on all the comments above regarding the website and other .

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions.

 

Good day

 

Secure Hunter Anti Malware

http://www.securehunter.com

Good day, bye the way, you're welcome. Of those three sites that I've never heard of, lets go with the first, using Web of Trust:

 

https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/prweb.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=rw-viewsc Just freedom of expression, by the way.

 

The 2nd link you provided is a 404. Kind of hard to look for your product there.

 

Number 3 does press releases, which does not certify anything for anything. Per my original post, I am well aware of the use of some "tech" forums and social media sites. Not impressed. Show me a safe download site, and I will test and be done with it. Thanks in advance.



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Posted 11 August 2016 - 07:25 PM

Nice to see that you are willing to sign up on BleepingComputer to defend your product. What do you have to reply to Gorbulan's post above?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/620736/secure-hunter/#entry4046667

Edit: Also it seems that your Malware Hunter Free download (which downloads a SecureHunterProSetup.zip file by the way, not "Free") doesn't work. When I download it and try to extract it using Windows built-in feature, it reports the .zip file as being empty, and when I unzip it using 7Zip it reports an "Unexpected data end" and the executable reports being corrupt and to download a new copy.

 

Too bad he only posted once and failed to respond to questions.  That alone is a Red Flag.

 

"social links" ?

Means nothing.

 

Having association with OPSWAT means nothing.

I'll never forget, and I won't let them forget, OPSWAT's Usenet spam campaign.

 

 

 

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