The Twisting Tale of Messenger Skinner

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The Twisting Tale of Messenger Skinner

Postby TeMerc » Thu Sep 06, 2007 8:08 am

PG and the FaceTime researchers check out a skinner app for MSN IM client.

And lo and behold, once installed if the user seemed to have an inking to run a rootkit scanner for some odd reason, they would find that there were several installed! :twisted:

then there is an absurdly ridiculous removal\uninstall procedure requiring users to read 3 different pages of bullshit before giving you an uninstaller! ((O

As usual, PG has nice screenies and links over at the Greynet Blog

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