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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #15 on: June 24, 2013, 05:51:36 PM »
Thats just Googles "Enable phishing and malware protection" ( You all have it selected by default in Dragons Advanced Settings )

I think its because its such a new plugin ( .exe installer ) googles database has not captured it as safe yet.

So because its an executable you are downloading that is unrecognised on the phishing and malware data base its flagged as potentially harmful.

I had it first time too, checked it thoroughly with MSSE and Malwarebytes antimalware .. Came up clean. No suspicious behaviour found since using it either.

Not good for first impressions though I agree :)

( Probably firefox users will see the same too, that also uses googles phishing and malware protection )

The anti-virus vendor was probably just a false positive.

I cant imagine Comodo would want to debut a potential money maker that was something else, that would be really bad for business.
« Last Edit: June 24, 2013, 05:59:26 PM by w33d3r »

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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #16 on: June 24, 2013, 05:56:53 PM »
Thats just Googles "Enable phishing and malware protection" ( You all have it selected by default in Dragons Advanced Settings )

I think its because it such a new plugin ( .exe installer ) googles database has not captured it as safe yet.

So because its an executable you are downloading that is unrecognised on the phishing and malware data base its flagged as potentially harmful.

I had it first time too, checked it thoroughly with MSSE and Malwarebytes antimalware .. Came up clean. No suspicious behaviour found since using it either.

Not good for first impressions though I agree :)

( Probably firefox users will see the same too, that also uses googles phishing and malware protection )
I've downloaded it with Chrome before and haven't gotten that warning, it definitely happened a few days after the file was released.

Edit: Unless they've updated it, in which case the above does not apply.
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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #17 on: June 25, 2013, 11:07:45 AM »
The problem has been rectified, you can now download PrivDog again.

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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #18 on: June 30, 2013, 12:10:26 AM »
I wish that PrivDog don't make one for IE, I sure hope no security app does, this way people would be encouraged to keep on using the Trojan; aka Explorer .

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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #19 on: June 30, 2013, 09:28:50 AM »
Hi PeaceWave,
Just a friendly note.
Your opinion about Internet Explorer is welcome, but malicious name calling of any software product is against the Forum Policy 8.4, thank you.
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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #20 on: July 02, 2013, 12:44:49 PM »
Using Comodo Dragon, updated.

About a week or two ago on Huffington Post, I discovered that when I mouseovered any of their "Slideshows" (which normailly slides open to reveal an ad,  the entire page page would disappear leaving only the ad on the screen.

Needless to say this makes Huffington nearly unusable.    I found two solutions:

1.  I dicovered this would not happen in Incognito Mode, but what a pain and only a workaround.

2.  I then went to Tools/Extensions and disenabled Privdog.   Problem solved, permanently and Dragon now works as before.

Hope that helps, people... personally I have no use for this extension.

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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #21 on: July 02, 2013, 12:47:38 PM »
Thank you for feedback.

I will need to ask you several question via PM.
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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2013, 10:49:01 PM »
Just wondering, are there any plans to add Privdog to the chrome web store or the mozilla add ons page? I think that it would introduce more people to Privdog  :)

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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #23 on: July 13, 2013, 11:46:01 PM »
Just wondering, are there any plans to add Privdog to the chrome web store or the mozilla add ons page? I think that it would introduce more people to Privdog  :)
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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #24 on: July 14, 2013, 07:36:20 AM »
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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #25 on: July 18, 2013, 07:35:11 PM »
The problem has been rectified, you can now download PrivDog again.

Shane.

Now that PrivDog download has been moved from its own dedicated site download, to link to CNET Downloads instead - Are you guys aware that PrivDog could inadvertantly carry something else ..

http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2130382/cnet-accused-bundling-malware-downloads

.. Given the objectives of PrivDog, it may not go down too well if its own installer becomes a carrier.

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"I totally expect this sort of thing from the black hat criminals who infect software with toolbars and the like. But Download.com is rated by Alexa as the 173rd most popular site on the Internet and supposedly prides itself on validating that software is free of adware/spyware/malware before listing it," he added.
"So it is reprehensible that they are now adding malware while claiming that their main purpose is to protect people from the same!"
We are still waiting for a response from Cnet. µ
« Last Edit: July 18, 2013, 07:48:46 PM by w33d3r »

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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #26 on: September 23, 2013, 08:25:15 PM »
Hi PeaceWave,
Just a friendly note.
Your opinion about Internet Explorer is welcome, but malicious name calling of any software product is against the Forum Policy 8.4, thank you.

so how can I have an openion that is welcomed against any product out of experience and not call anything the way I see it ?? how's that even free speech ??

I am sorry though, Ie beats all of comodo's browsers, how's that Captain ??
though I know it's not true just trying to keep up with TOS,
why do you Think people use other browsers instead of IE, why do you think people are switching off all together from using Windows ?
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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #27 on: September 23, 2013, 11:57:43 PM »
so how can I have an openion that is welcomed against any product out of experience and not call anything the way I see it ?? how's that even free speech ??
You are very welcome to have opinions PeaceWave, no-one is saying otherwise.
If you believe any program is deficient in some aspect or is inferior to other programs, you are welcome to say so as you displayed in you example below.
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I am sorry though, Ie beats all of comodo's browsers, how's that Captain ??......
The above is fine, no problems.

......Trojan; aka Explorer .
Trojans have malicious intent, so do you really believe IE or explorer is designed with malicious intent in mind?

Thanks.

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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #28 on: September 24, 2013, 09:42:43 AM »
Hey, Captain, Thank you
of course, Why I commented on about IE does not in anyway suggests that COMODO approves it ( just common sense )
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Trojans have malicious intent, so do you really believe IE or explorer is designed with malicious intent in mind?

Saying this would be totally not smart, brings Snowden to mind , but let me ask this , why did COMODO remove the individual identifiers and tracking scripts from Google Chrome, the thing that got Dragon all popular and spreading ?
What I believe is every vendor , app that doesn't tell you clearly that they will not hand over any of your info to a third party without your prior consent and approval is a Trojan .


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Re: An Overview to PrivDog: View2
« Reply #29 on: September 24, 2013, 11:11:04 AM »
Thank you PeaceWave,
....Saying this would be totally not smart, brings Snowden to mind , but let me ask this , why did COMODO remove the individual identifiers and tracking scripts from Google Chrome, the thing that got Dragon all popular and spreading ?....
Mostly for privacy concerns and not necessarily malicious concerns. :)

 

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