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why cnet have spyware programs?

by 5186456 / May 19, 2012 11:27 AM PDT
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Let's look at UNLOCKER
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 20, 2012 3:31 AM PDT

UNLOCKER and another app was reported as a "HACK TOOL" by my antivirus.

And yes it is! To unlock a file would require a clever hack.

So right back to you!!! Why would you need such a tool?

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PS. I grabbed it from Lee's link and found the Babylon opt.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 21, 2012 2:45 AM PDT
In reply to: Let's look at UNLOCKER
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Assuming this is the title that you downloaded...
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / May 21, 2012 2:33 AM PDT


Not sure if you read it, but this is what is noted at the top of the product description for this title:

"CNET Editors' note: Unlocker includes optional bundled software that may trigger alerts from security software. Unlocker has been tested for malware by the CNET team and meets our security requirements"

Hope that helps answer your question.


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