COMODO Security Solutions, Inc. Information for VU#366544
Adtrustmedia PrivDog fails to validate SSL certificates
No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.
COMODO products never distributed the mentioned edition(Desktop version of PrivDog, which has a totally different architecture).
In security industry, the term "adware" is a type of malicious code which displays unwanted ads. Ad supported apps such as MSN Messenger or Skype or PrivDog are not classified as adware because
1 - The users consent is received
2 - It can be disabled or the product can be uninstalled
We are an antivirus company and like other vendors, follow such methodologies while classifying it.
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