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Old 22-07-15, 16:57
isambardcat isambardcat is offline
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Default Issue 375 Remove, Repair and Recover

The "charmingly named Bulk Crap Uninstaller (klocmansoft.weebly.com)" (p.40) had a rather less charming virus when I downloaded it. I tried using a different source for another download; that version didn't trigger my AV software when I first used it, but it did the next day. Don't use it.
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Old 22-07-15, 17:18
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Default Re: Issue 375 Remove, Repair and Recover

Perhaps they read the WU mag and think - we'll hijack that one ?
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Old 22-07-15, 23:36
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Default Re: Issue 375 Remove, Repair and Recover

It's unusual for a site given in the mag to have a dodgy download as I know that WU staff check them out. I checked the download link on VirusTotal and one scanner said it was a malicious site, the others mostly said the site is clean. You can see the VirusTotal report here:

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Old 23-07-15, 11:18
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Did it only flag as a PUP (Potentially unwanted Program) such as the ASK Toolbar for example. If so it is not a virus just a bit of software cr*p
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