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Quote:
Originally Posted by -iceblade^;12935043 
that's dumb. lawsuit incoming

Yep this is going to cause some large headaches for them biggrin.gif
post #12 of 48
I have just bought a Samsung SF310 this week, I am currently running MSE, I will follow this up with malware bytes and spybot S&D.

If I cant find anything i'll get a hijack this! log and check it out.
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post #13 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mach 5;12942655 
I have just bought a Samsung SF310 this week, I am currently running MSE, I will follow this up with malware bytes and spybot S&D.

If I cant find anything i'll get a hijack this! log and check it out.

There was a thread posted earlier in which the OP could not find it in MWB. Most likely because it isn't listed as a threat yet, but I'm sure it'll be added to the database.
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never buying samsung anything again
 
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http://techdows.com/2011/03/starlogger-removal-guide.html


doesn't appear to be on my newly bought laptop?
or is this limited to US only?
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What a joke this stuff just never ends.
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mach 5;12942655 
I have just bought a Samsung SF310 this week, I am currently running MSE, I will follow this up with malware bytes and spybot S&D.

If I cant find anything i'll get a hijack this! log and check it out.
Destroy the \SL folder.

Thanks for the link. I did search first, but only in the News section so I didn't find that thread.
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post #19 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by Higgins;12934888 
1. Buy new laptop
2. Reformat said laptop
3. ?????
4. Enjoy zero crap-ware

Quite sure you can't just reformat your system without this keylogging feature. Just like the last Sony computers wouldn't work without their integrated software.

Don't know tho rolleyes.gif
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Wow, talk about keyboard voyeurism.
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