To Block or Not to Block - That is the Question !

Discussion in 'Spyware' started by Snake Nukem, Sep 12, 2003.

  1. Snake Nukem

    Snake Nukem Guest

    My firewall found outgoing request from SUCATREG.EXE
    listed as Windows Catalog Registration
    running ver Win ME
    What happens if I block this ?

    Thanks
    Snake
     
    Snake Nukem, Sep 12, 2003
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    siljaline Guest

    The executable won't "phone home" when updating devices via Device Manager.

    HTH


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    siljaline

    "Arguing with anonymous strangers on the Internet is a sucker's game
    because they almost always turn out to be -- or to be indistinguishable from
    -- self-righteous sixteen-year-olds possessing infinite amounts of free time."
    - Neil Stephenson, _Cryptonomicon_
     
    siljaline, Sep 13, 2003
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  3. [snip]

    <http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32mag.html>

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    Jay T. Blocksom
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    Appropriate Technology, Inc.
    usenet01[at]appropriate-tech.net


    "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
    safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
    -- Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759.

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    Jay T. Blocksom, Sep 27, 2003
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