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Re: Download Managers
From: SMiller () unimin com
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 13:10:10 -0500


If nothing else. I would strongly suggest that you use Ad-Aware or
equivalent scanner to determine if such a product is adware/spyware,
partcularly if the DM is free. Several years ago I used Gozilla! only to
find that it was calling home on a regular basis...


                                                                                                              
                      Leon Pholi                                                                              
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                                                  Subject:  Download Managers                                 
                      02/25/2003 07:11 PM                                                                     
                                                                                                              
                                                                                                              




Hi,

Just wondering on thoughts about download managers- do they pose are
security risk? Any known to be trojaned? The one I use is GetRight, does
anyone know if this one has known security issues?

Any thoughts appreciated, thanks.

Leon






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