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Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.3.1 TX

Discussion in 'Software' started by widkidone, Oct 25, 2004.

  1. widkidone

    widkidone Private E-2

    Link: http://www.onlynewz.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=73&mode=&order=0&thold=0

    Safer-Networking released an update for Spybot - Search and Destroy. This update will fix the DSO exploit bug.

    The DSO Exploit is a security gap in IE. Microsoft did already repair this, so if you have all Windows updates and patches installed, it will not be dangerous for your system. Spybot S&D will still find it, because it contains an invalid value. Spybot S&D just has to reset that value. Unfortunately, in the current version, it sets again an incorrect value, so it is found in the next scan. Please update your main program

    **First install version 1.3 and after that install the 1.3.1 TX update.
  2. Tater

    Tater Tot

    Thanks guys.
  3. Fraoch

    Fraoch Private E-2

    Is this really a legitimate version? I'm hearing comments on another forum that it may not be!

    There's no info about it on the developer home page!

    Did it really come from safer-networking.org?

    I'm concerned that some baddie has made a phoney version which installs spyware or even worse...
  4. Fraoch

    Fraoch Private E-2

    Whew - thanks star17! :)
  5. Major Attitude

    Major Attitude Co-Owner MajorGeeks.Com Staff Member

    I downloaded it from safer-networking myself, fyi.
  6. Fraoch

    Fraoch Private E-2

    Even better, thanks!

    It was only today that I realized what might happen if a malicious person modified a legitimate program - the possibilites for damage with that are endless...

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