Snuffleupagus

by fr33tux
We're dealing with PHP code for most of ToolsLib services, which means that despite the efforts in writing a secure code we still have to regularly mitigate regular CVE found in PHP components. While we have been very reactive to apply fixes, it's better if we can take pro-active measures.
Snuffleupagus has proved to be a very valuable tool so far. Its integration is a major improvement for the security of all the services that we provide, and we deeply care to keep our data safe, especially the one of our users who trust us millions times each month.

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A quick look at a Russian AdwCleaner fake website

by fr33tux
I have been warned about a potentially malicious website which was distributing AdwCleaner in a archive, along with other software. I was quite intrigued so I decided to take a look.

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Say hello to some completely (useless) awesome avatars!

Some of you might have noticed the arrival of distinct avatars on a few messages on our forum. That's right, you're not missing something here, we've implemented a new little feature that let's you choose between a hundred of specific avatars.

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Bleeping Computer vs Enigma Software Group USA

by fr33tux
Due to a negative review of Spyhunter by one of its member, BleepingComputer is facing lawsuit with Enigma Software, Spyhunter editor. By solidarity, we publish this blogpost. It contains the lawsuit, a screenshot of the Bleeping Computer call to help and the concerned review of SpyHunter.

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AdwCleaner : Patch du fichier dnsapi.dll

by fr33tux
Depuis quelques semaines, une nouvelle vague d'infection apparaît. Elle cause les troubles habituels pour un adware : la navigation web est polluée de redirections et de publicités intrusives.
Elle se distingue néanmoins par son mode d'action qui la rend délicate à supprimer : elle modifie un fichier système (utilisé par Microsoft Windows pour la résolution de noms de domaines) afin d'en perturber son fonctionnement et dans le cas présent, de mentir sur les résolutions DNS.
AdwCleaner prend en charge ce type d'infection depuis la version 5.010 publiée le 4 Octobre 2015.

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Stop abusives practices.

by fr33tux
Seeing practices which appear to be quite common on several mainstream hosting platforms, it seems important to us to distinguish and to recall our values which motivate us for ToolsLib.

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Non aux pratiques abusives.

by fr33tux
Au vu des pratiques observées sur certaines plateformes d'hébergement, il nous paraît important de nous en distinguer et de rappeler les valeurs qui ont fondé et nous motivent à faire avancer ToolsLib.

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