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by geryoei
Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Replies: 53
Views: 10812

RE: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS

Has there been some progress with this issue?
by geryoei
Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Replies: 53
Views: 10812

RE: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS

heise news reported:

Now the official german (lda.bayern.de) and the official finish data protection offices (tietosuoja.fi) have started official investigations on this issue.
by geryoei
Mon Nov 07, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Replies: 53
Views: 10812

RE: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS

<quote user="Mbells"> Who are You? . https://www.mywot.com/en/user/7843536/track Rookie member Member since November 2016 And You? Member since September 2013 2 Scorecard comments https://www.mywot.com/en/user/5415734/comments </quote> 1st: It's not about me 2nd: I am using WOT but not commenting mu...
by geryoei
Sun Nov 06, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: User update from WOT
Replies: 49
Views: 8509

RE: User update from WOT

<quote user="procyon"> (...) Data are encrypted via double base 64 encoding:  https://github.com/mywot/firefox-xul/blob/master/content/stats.js#L307 So they could be decoded from server side (opposite operation). (...) </quote> Thank you for the brief analysis. I would like to add, that base 64...
by geryoei
Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Replies: 53
Views: 10812

RE: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS

As a result the major browser developer have stopped supporting WOT: It has been replaced in the - Mozilla - Chrome - IE stores already. Safari to follow. Which is the best reaction they can do. It is getting difficult for the WOT team. I wish they would declare more open what they really in detail ...
by geryoei
Wed Nov 02, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Replies: 53
Views: 10812

RE: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS

<quote user="procyon"> I am a little confused with this article. Not only because an old github release was used for tests but also the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptographic_nonce" target="_blank">nonce</a> is interpreted as sending confidential data. The goal is to have a unique (not...
by geryoei
Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Replies: 53
Views: 10812

RE: WoT = VIRUS/SPYWARE - DO NOT INSTALL / UNINSTALL AS SOON AS

I Agree - reading the authors resume on this issue - it seems WOT retrieves the full - personalized - browser history. I am not sure, if you cancel the service,that this will stop them from selling your personal information and your browsing behavior The resulting effect is - you should never trust ...