Real badware

written by Subhash Rai
2 · 03 · 08

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That ain’t no innovative headline, believe me.

It is in fact about RealPlayer. RealPlayer 10.5 to be precise.

According to StopBadware.org, 10.5 “is badware because it fails to accurately and completely disclose the fact that it installs advertising software on the user’s computer.”

What’s also bad, or should we say as worse, is it installs “Rhapsody Player Engine software, and fails to remove this software when RealPlayer is uninstalled.”

Despite this Firefox promotes in as plug-in.

Beware!

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Subhash Rai

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