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by pavelk2 / August 13, 2012 2:52 PM PDT

i just downloaded Advanced SystemCare from cnet and got a big attack on my network. it is shutting down all firewall and sending viruss into the computers on the network.

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In regard to your triplicate posts..
by Carol~ Forum moderator / August 14, 2012 12:10 AM PDT
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If you haven't seen my post at the Spyware, Viruses & Security forum, please do so.

I indicated I wasn't sure if you were warning us about ASC, or you felt your network attack was caused by a virus in the download.

I suggested, if you felt it was the latter (after reading my post) that you kindly post your concerns at the CNET Site Feedback forum. It was also noted in my post, that members have reported numerous issues with ASC throughout the years. The issues had all to do with the software, and nothing to do with where it was downloaded from. Be it CNET or elsewhere.

With the above said, if there is a problem with the download, the team will investigate it.

What I failed to add. Duplicate (and triplicate) posts tend to cause confusion, in addition to extra work.

Thanks in advance for your understanding..

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Thanks for reporting back..
by Carol~ Forum moderator / August 14, 2012 2:05 AM PDT

Thanks for reporting back.

Due to the nature of a DNS Rebinding exploit, I'm tending to think the download page wasn't involved. Other we would have had countless complaints.

I'm going to lock this thread, while we continue at Spyware, Viruses & Security.

Thanks again!

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