Re: AbiWord on C|Net download DOT com

From: Hub Figuière <>
Date: Fri Dec 09 2011 - 02:54:10 CET

Hi again,

On 08/12/11 05:51 PM, Hub Figuière wrote:

> AbiWord for Windows on C|Net download DOT com is "wrapped" in a crapware
> installer that prompt you to install some sort of malware.
> It work by making you donwload a cnet installer that will then download
> AbiWord actual installer.
> I don't know what our legal options or, but I do want them to stop doing
> that.
> I'll start by asking nicely.

Also I wanted to add that it all started with nmap complaining about it:


And then C|Net replied:



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