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    Zone Alarm

    Info World says Zone Alarm is sending encrypted messages to four places when it is not supposed to do so.
    http://www.infoworld.com/article/06/01/13/...cringley_1.html
    Has there been any further investigation? What info is being sent?
    Enquiring minds wanna know. ...J. Till

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    Re: Zone Alarm

    As with any magazine article, even one with a current date, these articles are in preparation for sometimes months ahead of publication. This appears to also be that case. While it may (?) have been the case with the initial version 6, it does not seem to be so with the latest version 6.1.737.000.

    However, as the article states:
    "A company spokesmodel says a fix for the flaw will be coming soon and worried users can get around the bug by modifying their Host file settings . However, there
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    Re: Zone Alarm

    Zone Alarm responds:
    http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=29254
    This is not quite what Zone Labs said the first time around.
    .....J. Till

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    Re: Zone Alarm

    Well, if they hadn't replicated the situation initially, wouldn't you expect their response to change once they did?
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