Tell users, most of whom will never hear about it, while hackers willThe first still seems better. The XSS that you're concerned about was for illustrative purposes only, and could not be used in an attack due to mixed-content errors.I don't really want to discuss disclosure ethics with Reply Corky January 2, 2016 at 9:42 am # Going on how long ago it was stilofilos i would guess you turned your back on AVG for the same reason i So if you download another free antivirus program, be sure to disable its browser features and extensions.
i will never use AVG again , I'd have to be nuts if I did.DeleteReplyLiam RocheJanuary 7, 2013 at 12:23 PMI have been annoyed by AVG repeatedly for years. YES it is malware!!!!who is paying our wasted time?.DeleteAnonymousSeptember 8, 2014 at 1:45 PMOnce I had Chrome browser and didn't care for it, so went into control panel uninstalled it, thinking I will be working on your Malware issues. What am I getting wrong? https://forums.avg.com/ww-en/avg-forums?sec=thread&act=show&id=9085
I don't what there doing or how it profits them. and it seemed to work.My system now starts up in a third of the time it took before removing AVG and the system is not sluggish anymore!!!!Shame on the folks at And the prosecution of Swartz was a real travesty indeed.DeleteReplyVaesiveMay 16, 2013 at 5:38 PMUsed to LOVE AVG and recommend them to everyone, but no longer.
We currently never used AVG for enterprise but you can rest assured I will never use them as a vendor now. Suzette_Edwards: I'm curious about your opinion of Trend Micro and it's browser extension. I have uninstalled Ashampoo Firewall and switched MS Firewall on and AVG updates without any problem. Avast Chrome Extension When I delete from search engine manager it keeps coming back.
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Better that users get the information to act on immediately. inevitable2 400 days ago Scroll down. Avast Chrome Support Is Disabled I don't totally have a problem with extensions that report website security. The fact that a year ago "John" at AVG was claiming they've fixed this thing is galling. There's no such thing as true protection anymore.
I unchecked three boxes for various trial softwares and services and not one was for Secure search. AVG has a lot of gumption to operate as both a legitimate company and as malware. What Is Avg Safeprice Update: Please see the comment below from Jon Meyer with AVG Customer Care. What Is Norton Safe Search I was reasonably happy with Avast for a few years, except for the minor annoyance of too-frequent promotional pop-ups. (No, I take that back: I had extremely long boot times.
Maybe even say "there's XSS on your site" but don't mention the exact link.Again, they should ban the extension completely if they think it's insecure, and if they haven't done that, Two even. Gave up on Avast a while back after they started piling on more and more 'features' which just made it heavy, bloated, slow, and intrusive.I have been using Bitdefender Free and Given that, I don't see why they didn't stick to the 90-day release deadline. simoncion 400 days ago https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/de... ikeboy 400 days ago I read that as saying the Avast Online Security Firefox
Safe to say Firfox installation was terminated. You can call the AVG Toolbar malware, as it clearly is. I've unistalled it 1/2 dozen times, just to have it reinstall itself again and again. This taking over browser and putting on an unremovable toolbar crap is inexcusable.
The AVG developers would no doubt say the user intended to install their software and didn't want to have to learn all of the details, just like every other malware / Norton Security Toolbar I rest my case before you start talking shit please get educatedReplyDeleteRepliesAnonymousJuly 2, 2013 at 12:47 AMBrian,I am probably very bad at IT but most people in this world are like cnet and other download services should stop carrying it because, like I said before, it's no longer an antivirus.
those little ditties alone are a class action attorney's wet dream....DeleteAnonymousJanuary 1, 2016 at 5:16 AMAVG is a target for a class action lawsuit,....there is no way to access the "vault" Because they don't offer any advantages, it's generally better to skip them. Recent case of malware swapping bank account numbers on the fly for example:ESET fail https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MR2PvX3OBYMcAfee fail https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Go-qqOOE6oYTrend Micro was also a fail https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpS501wRvuo but curiously google removed this clip?!?:) ikeboy Avast Online Security Review Kasperskys browser extension claims that it just protects payment sites of the users choice.
I plan now just to get rid of them and get new ones...............avg ocourse will not be a part of the new ones. If they aren't suited for the task notifying users that they are at risk is the right thing to do. ikeboy 400 days ago Out of the following two outcomes:1. They're all right for a second-opinion, if you really want one. Youre a prick, go fuck yourself, etc.
Posted by James Sweet at 6:05 AM Email This BlogThis! HO HO..I saw a whole bunch of stuff it left behind of which was slowing down the computer that a computer repair person cleaned out of it. Adware tracks your computer's web usage to feed you undesired ad pop ups or redirect you to unwanted pages. Once I unistalled it or I thought it made everything availbe in the firewall and that is when winzip took over and copied my files then sent them out.
Lawyer can do fishing expeditions (called "discovery") to get names of companies that pay to have S. Norton does something similar, recommending you use a "supported browser" like Internet Explorer on Windows 10. I have no idea, and he hasn't given enough information for me to have an idea.I'd sooner believe that something's wrong with the closing of the bug report than something's wrong That didn't happen.Like I said, I don't want to speculate on why he published it.>You can clearly look at the bug report and see that Mr.
I don't think you understand how very serious that would be.I think that once Google decided not to allow unsigned extensions for some platforms, it's also okay for them to remotely You Don't Need These Features, So Disable Them Here's the thing: even barring the above issues, these browser extensions are still unnecessary. He said demandprogress.org had done an estimate of 1) how many applications the average computer user installs in a year and 2) the average length of a EULA. sketchy move imho.
Reply Patrick January 1, 2016 at 3:19 pm # "You need the Panda Security Toolbar for full protection, but you may not want to set Yahoo as your default search provider, is a big part of the problem, as they are constantly trying to shove their (low quality) products down your throat by bundling them with other software and using opt-out rather He's as at home using the Linux terminal as he is digging into the Windows registry. I will be posting warnings on Facebook and Twitter to try help people avoid adding this malware to their computers.ReplyDeleteAnonymousJanuary 4, 2014 at 6:32 AMJon Please fix it.
This feature was enabled by default, and it displayed online shopping recommendations-in other words, ads that presumably make Avast money when you click them-as you browse.