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Old 30th August, 2002, 03:14 AM
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Spyware alert

I THINK i have found spyware in fraps, the FPS display program. Basically whenever it is running it tries to load fraps.dll into any program that has internet access (opera, flashget, trillian, ect). Luckily i have sygate set to tell me if any program loads an new dll, so i can deny it access. But this is something to be aware of. Just because the program does not ask for permission to access does not mean its not phoning home. I also never let any windows components (kernal, services and controlls app, ect) access the internet. Personally i think sygate is the best software firewall you can get, and i recommend it to all.

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