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RE: Download Managers
From: "John Hendren" <jhendren () myrealbox com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 22:04:38 -0500

I not aware of any security issues associated with d/l managers other
than spyware.  According to http://www.tom-cat.com/spybase/ , Getright
v4.5+ is clear of any spyware although previous versions contained it.
To be sure you should scan with ad-aware and spybot s&d - use google.

Hope this helps,
JH


-----Original Message-----
From: Leon Pholi [mailto:L.Pholi () secureinteractive com] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2003 7:11 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Download Managers


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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