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Offline desbest

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Avast blog article that reviews competitors, is leading to PUP and viruses

I mean this blog post.





Here you can see other software made by the same company.


« Last Edit: February 28, 2023, 04:37:47 PM by desbest »

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Re: Avast blog article that reviews competitors, is leading to PUP and viruses
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2023, 06:12:26 PM »
Well Avast can't really be responsible for the content of other sites

What is interesting is that site, even though the link is for https - the site doesn't appear to have an https function (so my browser rejects it, per my settings) - it also doesn't appear to have been updated for some considerable time... 

So I would agree that should be removed from the Avast page and the page updated.

Also you say, PUPS and viruses?, PUPs aren't viruses per-say, what is wanted or unwanted is in the eyes of the beholder.

 
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Re: Avast blog article that reviews competitors, is leading to PUP and viruses
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2023, 06:35:42 PM »
I see nothing within that article that leads to a virus.
If you can point that out, I'd be happy to forward the information on to Avast. Thanks
As far as PUP's, one persons utility could be another persons unwanted program.
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