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nospam 05-21-2011 02:36 AM

checking download for malware
 

According to a Microsoft Internet Explorer blog, around one in every
14 downloads are of viruses or "malware", which the creators have
encouraged people to open.

http://tvnz.co.nz/technology-news/on...icious-4181666

but

http://preview.tinyurl.com/3bjvhvm


So is there any way to tell if a software download is safe to use?

e..g how can you tell whether this software is safe to use
http://www.cloudstorageexplorer.com/index.php
It could easily be biding its time before stealing your credit card
details or whatever.

Lawrence D'Oliveiro 05-21-2011 09:17 AM

Re: checking download for malware
 
In message <sm8et6lclalv9pukbluj5vpkhtffq0k0va@4ax.com>, nospam wrote:

> So is there any way to tell if a software download is safe to use?


If you’re running Windows, then it’s not safe.


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