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Keylogger In Ie7!


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#1 Darkeminence

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 12:48 PM

Okay, while I was doing my normal runs on IE7, I decided to go and look inside my Add-ons list and to my dismay I found that I SOMEHOW had a browser extension named "Research."

So, I would like to know, what is it? What does it do? Is it a keylogger? And if you had the same experience, please speak up. Admission is always the hardest :thumbsup:

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#2 HitSquad

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 09:15 AM

Hi Darkeminence.
It's not malware. I've had that same extension for years. I didn't really notice it until I installed Office but it may have been there since I originally installed XP. If you click View>Explorer Bar>Research, you'll see what it does. It's more or less an on-line Encyclopedia\Dictionary. Kind of handy if a particular word throws you. :thumbsup:

Edited by HitSquad, 05 November 2006 - 09:25 AM.


#3 Darkeminence

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 05:44 PM

Thank you. I guess my paranoia has gotten to me...again :thumbsup:




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