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In my opinion, although the product is not itself a virus, many people will believe they are infected and will pay the money. This so-called 'promotion' uses *word-for-word' the text from any scareware variant you care to name, whether XP Antivirus, Antivirus Live or SecurityTool. Popups all over the place that you can't turn off. So far, I have tried three times to download again. have a peek here

Find out more. This was purely an informative message about a legitimate and serious virus that also included information about the differences in protection of various products, and how to get protection against it." Because, when searching for details, I am seeing that this version [zaSetup_92_057_000_en] is beta release. bruno 09:06 12 Jul 08 I find that some of my programmes open very slowly, about 15 seconds, particularly Firefox.

They have become quite unscrupulous in their nagging once the license has expired. Is this so? and certainly not a marketing message.

Register now Tips and corrections 39 Comments More from The Register Days are numbered for the Czech Republic Na shledanou Česká republika, dobry den Czechia! 78 Comments Czech Republic to rebrand It wasn't a scam. Kind regards from Orana GeorgeVJuly 3rd, 2010, 07:48 AMI am concerned, because I could not find instructions how to install the new version. Fairly typical Check Point performance.

The data was culled without permission from VirusTotal, a virus detection comparative service that has higher goals than to serve as an agent for marketing exercises of the type Check Point Also I always play in windowed for one reason... The bigger danger to end-users is the proliferation of scams that will cost them money (eg surveys that are phishing for emails and/or charging fees on mobile phone bills) and these Is that you, Kent?

Now, I don't think any firewall software, is going to change it's way of operating, just for AO.. Users of the free version of the personal firewall were confronted by a warning that their PCs 'may be in danger' from a newly found variant of the infamous ZeuS banking In fact it looks like you get some extra options and gadgets in this version... AVG has already gone in favour of Avast. 1 0 21 Sep 2010 Dom 3 Another one bites the dust...

A few times now, ZA pop-up is asking for permission for a Java... (something, cannot remember I'm sorry). It's all about $$$$.... faxJuly 2nd, 2010, 06:00 AMPlease read carefully the notice, if it refers to ZAfree than its an offer to update to the latest ZAfree. have i got something wrong? ~~snip~~ faxJuly 2nd, 2010, 04:55 AMIts legit...

bruno 09:02 12 Jul 08 As a matter of interest, I have had a problem with internet connectivity since that download was installed automatically, and I did not get a warning http://popupjammer.com/zone-alarm/zone-alarm-help-pls.html Part of my work involves ranking spammed domains on a very big social networking site, so priority can be given to taking action against the most dangerous. Can you help me to find where I can download this one? Open a new thread to get user help on removing or reinstalling the latest version, please do not pollute this one.

A thread on the company's forums has now been set as a Sticky, amassing 60 posts and over 27,000 views at the time of this writing. "We thought we were being Will my file not be good? (I do not know how I can download without Get Right) Also, my last ZA Free [zaZA_Setup_en (version 8.0.65.0)] was 27,121 Kb. The numbers are little bit different configuration in your reply, but still the same numbers. Check This Out If you do not want to upgrade to a retail version or latest free (if you are on an old version) just ignore it.

Your California Privacy Rights. Stopped using it years ago when I saw their product in a similar pop-up scare alert. 0 0 21 Sep 2010 Blitterbug Unbelievable I run a small business as a local Checkpoint could have worded the message better, both from a user and a marketing point of view - probably more free users would have been interested in the cheap upgrade offer

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With the latest firewall update, I can play in window mode just fine, but it's super lagging, poor performance and just plain crap, compared to the smooth running and sexyness of Wish theyd fix that :/ Reply With Quote Nov 23rd, 2003,03:13:48 #6 Kirandar View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Soleet Emiko, I have already stated that it's not a permission WIthout an AV or firewall of any kind, in order to see what the links do to an unprotected computer. Posts Quoted: Reply Clear All Quotes Home HearthPwn Forums Innkeeper Feedback Forums Innkeeper Feedback & Support ZoneAlarm Warning if you are having problems Previous Thread Jump to Forum Next Thread Curse

Yes.. Ensidious Damage, Inc. - Board Member Pain is only weakness leaving the body. They used to make a good free firewall product, but it's been going downhill for years. this contact form ha-ha).

I'm on Windows 2000, and the only way for me to play, is either in window mode (YUCK!)... The strategy is the same used by fake antimalware writers employ: warn users about a threat and suggest they download your solution to fix the problem. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Last question: Can the [zaclient91_user_manual] be useful for users of ZA free?

Hitting the Off switch for the Antivirus, Firewall, and Application Control Going into the system tray and hitting Exit for the entire ZoneAlarm program and checking the Task Manager to make They bought up somebody else's firewall (-Zonealarm) and they partnered it with somebody else's Antivirus (-Kaspersky). I haven't been using ZoneAlarm for long as I previously used Comodo Firewall but this no longer works with AVG. Why can't companies just say something like "We are sorry that the message was taken the wrong way and will not display one in future."?

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. anyone else using Zone Alarm, and having the same problem? ZoneAlarm Forums - Your ZoneAlarm Information Source > ZoneAlarm Forums > ZoneAlarm Free Firewall > zonealarm virus warning: fake or not? -> NOT PDA View Full Version : zonealarm virus warning: But, as soon as I can then, I will do the uninstall and clean, and reinstall the new version of ZA, then let you know the result.

Just a thought? The warning is titled a "Global Virus Alert," shows "Your PC may be in danger!" in bright red, and urges the user to "SEE THREAT DETAILS" and "GET PROTECTION." The prompt Board index The team • Delete all board cookies • All times are UTC + 1 hour [ DST ] Forum powered by phpBB © phpBB Group By any use of Just ask Checkpoint and they'll tell you so! 0 0 21 Sep 2010 Anonymous Coward Typical...

Click here for more information. What a cheap and nasty stunt! 2 0 21 Sep 2010 ph0b0s Shame on Checkpoint We use this in my house hold and I work on their enterprise firewalls at work. In retrospect, I was wondering if I missed a step of your instruction, but by then it was too late. Back to gallery start Related Galleries OpenDNS Home VIP SafeDNS Bsecure Online v6.16 Safe Eyes 6.0 More » More Stories by None See More + PCMag Galleries Top Water Resistant Gadgets

If it looks like a dogturd and smells like a dogturd and tastes like a dogturd then it's probably a ZoneAlarm scareware scam. 0 0 22 Sep 2010 Anonymous Coward Go