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RE: Incorrect Classification of iDownload's Product as Spyware...
From: "Paul Kurczaba" <seclists () securinews com>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 15:39:29 -0500

Hi,
   Sometimes you can tell that there is a problem with a software product
when you type the name of it in Google and it comes back with the "Sponsored
Links" as "Remove [software name here]" :)

Check it out:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=isearch&btnG=Google+Search

-Paul

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Laudanski [mailto:zx () castlecops com] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 8:47 AM
To: bugtraq () securityfocus com; full-disclosure () lists netsys com
Subject: Incorrect Classification of iDownload's Product as Spyware...

In a letter received by CastleCops from a law firm representing
iDownload/iSearch Toolbar:

http://castlecops.com/article-5762-nested-0-0.html

It has been found out that another website has received a similar form.  
In the next link is our response, with more information on the other
website, Spyware Warrior Blog:

http://castlecops.com/article-5765-nested-0-0.html

Other security sites have picked up the story:

http://netrn.net/spywareblog/archives/2005/02/22/idownloads-product-is-not-m
alware/
http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,12733617%7Emode=flat
http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/60608
http://www.revenews.com/wayneporter/archives/000429.html
http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=67648

--
Regards,

Paul Laudanski - Computer Cops, LLC.
CastleCops(SM) - http://castlecops.com
http://cuddlesnkisses.com | http://justalittlepoke.com |
http://zhen-xjell.com



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