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Old 01-22-02, 03:19 PM
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Nasty Spyware in Audio Galaxy

http://www.poenews.com/inhouse/vx2.htm

Here's an interesting blurb from the VX2's privacy statement:

VX2ís software also collects some information from online forms that you fill out. This information is automatically sent to VX2 in order to save you the time and trouble of submitting such information to us yourself. We have undertaken technical measures to make sure that VX2 never collects credit card numbers, account numbers or passwords. If such data data were, despite VX2ís best efforts, ever inadvertently collected VX2 would immediately purge such information from its database.
Old 01-22-02, 04:55 PM
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If such data data were, despite VX2ís best efforts, ever inadvertently collected VX2 would immediately purge such information from its database.
Riiiiiiight. Thanks for the warning.
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This information is automatically sent to VX2 in order to save you the time and trouble of submitting such information to us yourself


Gee, thanks! Too bad I didn't want to send it to you in the first place.
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That's why I prefer to Morpheus. No spyware.
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That is some crazy crazy crazy ****.

Is there anyway to use something like Ad Aware and get rid of that part of it?
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Originally posted by Thunderball
That is some crazy crazy crazy ****.

Is there anyway to use something like Ad Aware and get rid of that part of it?
They say that the latest reference file from ad-aware should catch it. Just to be on the safe side, do a search for vx2.dll after you run it.

Oh, and here's Audio Galaxy's respose:
http://www.poenews.com/inhouse/audiogalaxy.htm
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Bump, because this is still pretty nasty.
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no sign of vx2.dll on my computer, I guess that's good
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get adaware. go to www.download.com and search for it.

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