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Safesurf with Opera
« on: January 20, 2009, 03:39:23 PM »
In the System Tray there's a SafeSurf icon. Is of any use with Opera or should I just stop it from starting with Windows?

BTW, I do occasionally use Firefox, so will SS be of use with that?
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Re: Safesurf with Opera
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2009, 06:13:01 AM »
From COMODO SafeSurf Toolbar [INFO]:

Hi Guys,

SafeSurf supports all the browsers. Dont worry. It may not install the toolbar to the browser window(search bar part of the safesurf works for IE, FF etc) but it will still protect the browsers like safari, opera or any other unknown one etc against BO attacks.


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Re: Safesurf with Opera
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2009, 08:48:38 AM »
Thanks for that, LA, but under which circumstances would it do something in Opera?
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Re: Safesurf with Opera
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2009, 11:41:09 AM »
Thanks for that, LA, but under which circumstances would it do something in Opera?

How do you mean, I guess SS does its job? I don't use it myself so I can't tell though. I simply rely on Egemen's statement.

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Re: Safesurf with Opera
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2009, 02:16:38 PM »
Unless I'm mistaken (as well as Gibran in that link), SS protects all browsers because it protects the whole system, that is it would stop a BO exploit even if it wasn't carried out through any browser, but through any other program. If you want to make sure download a test. :)
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Re: Safesurf with Opera
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2009, 02:35:59 PM »
Hi Japo and all,

The Safe Surf confusion continues.
I also believed (wrongly) that Safe Surf was system wide protection.

Yes I believe still that it covers all browsers, but it definitely does not
protect system wide.

I finally tested it with Comodo's BO Tester and it failed totally.

Now that CMF is integrated in the CIS beta I dumped the Safe Surf in favor
of the system wide protection.

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Re: Safesurf with Opera
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2009, 03:17:25 PM »
Aaand...

The Safe Surf confusion continues.

:P Anyone can shed more light, or should I try and call the staff's attention?
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Re: Safesurf with Opera
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2009, 03:19:54 PM »
The Safe Surf confusion continues.

+1, also, I still don't know why it's included in the latest CIS beta. :THNK

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Re: Safesurf with Opera
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2009, 04:41:21 PM »
When I installed CIS Beta I unticked the Toolbar and ticked SS, but the toolbar was still installed (didn't know until I saw it in Revo). Then I noticed the icon in the tray and wondered what it did.
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