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A new version of Spywareblaster

 

 

 

New in this version:
-Enhanced Google Chrome support
-Windows 10 support
-Improved Windows 8/8.1 support
-Improved detection of Google Chrome.
-Improved support for the latest versions of Google Chrome.
-Improved support for the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox.
-Improved handling of network issues when updating.
-Numerous other bug fixes, optimizations, and tweaks.

This 5.2 release provides enhanced protection, browser support, performance, and bug fixes.

SpywareBlaster is a free download.
 

 

http://www.brightfort.com/spywareblaster.html#Overview

 

Ongoing discussion

http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/spywareblaster-5-2-released-google-chrome-windows-10-and-more.377970/

 

CCleaner documentation can be found here

https://www.ccleaner.com/docs/ccleaner

Support contact

https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

support@ccleaner.com

 

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anybody find SpywareBlaster finds things that MBAM, good AV software, MVPS hosts file, JRT etc misses?

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SpywareBlaster doesn't find anything, it's non-resident and installs protections, i.e.; killbits, blocks bad sites and cookies.

 

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Still annoys me that after two years since the last version was released in 2013 that they offer zero support for Firefox Portable. Wish they'd implement the ability to manually point it to Firefox Portable to apply protection.

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Thanks, Hazelnut.  Got it.  :)

The CCleaner SLIM version is always released a bit after any new version; when it is it will be HERE :-)

Pssssst: ... It isn't really a cloud. Its a bunch of big, giant servers.

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SpywareBlaster doesn't find anything, it's non-resident and installs protections, i.e.; killbits, blocks bad sites and cookies.

 

Edit:

Still annoys me that after two years since the last version was released in 2013 that they offer zero support for Firefox Portable. Wish they'd implement the ability to manually point it to Firefox Portable to apply protection.

 

I guess I should have said, what does SpywareBlaster guard you against if you already have that layered security I mentioned in place.

SB seems targeted to either XP machines (about 3% global users) or IE (about 7% users remaining).  Plus I only ever run any browser I use in Private Mode.

So I've never gotten what SB can do for me.

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SpywareBlaster works on Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10. (32/64-bit)

 

 

Secure Your Browser

SpywareBlaster provides protection for your favorite web browser(s):

 

Internet Explorer

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Netscape

Seamonkey

Pale Moon

K-Meleon

and browsers that use the IE engine, including:

AOL web browser

Avant Browser

Slim Browser

Maxthon (formerly MyIE2)

Crazy Browser

GreenBrowser

 

 

Guarding the Door

Many other programs use Internet Explorer as a default browser, or use the Internet Explorer engine to display their interface or content. So even if your browser is not listed above (e.g. Opera), SpywareBlaster will protect you in many other cases.

 

Wouldn't really agree that it's only for XP or IE

 

An extra layer that uses no resources cannot be a bad thing.

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https://www.ccleaner.com/docs/ccleaner

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https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

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Wouldn't really agree that it's only for XP or IE

 

Yes, and it was released after XP had been around for awhile. While it's not just for IE it will stop a ton of stuff that tries to exploit IE thus protecting the whole system silently without annoying the user.

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OK, then can I ask, has anyone that uses SpywareBlaster had it 'protect' them by stopping something that their other protection layers have missed?

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There are no logs :)

 

It's sort of a tricky concept to get your head round mta as we are so used to software that logs everything. Here is quite an old post from javacool which gives a sort of oversight... bear in mind things in the program have moved on a bit.

 

http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/how-exactly-does-spywareblaster-work.234823/#post-1431697

 

Another explanation which kind of puts it in a nutshell is here

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpywareBlaster

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https://www.ccleaner.com/docs/ccleaner

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https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

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I'm happy with no logs and the hush-hush concept in general, but what a wasted marketing opportunity for it not to at least pop up a status bubble stating "hey I just blocked xyz for you".

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a wasted marketing opportunity for it not to at least pop up a status bubble stating "hey I just blocked xyz for you".

 

They do have the very old SpywareGuard (only tested up to WinXP), although old it is still functional. From what you've stated I thought of it and wondered what if - as in what if they had combined the two in someway all those years ago.

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