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SpywareBlaster Updates
« on: March 13, 2013, 12:32:30 PM »
SpywareBlaster can help keep your system secure.  It does not have to remain running in the background and works alongside the programs you have to help secure your system in the following ways:
  •   Prevent the installation of ActiveX-based spyware and other potentially unwanted programs.
  •   Block spying / tracking via cookies.
  •   Restrict the actions of potentially unwanted or dangerous web sites.
SpywareBlaster provides protection for:

Internet Explorer (and browsers that use the IE engine)
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Netscape
Seamonkey
Pale Moon
K-Meleon

 
When a new version is released you can either:
(a) Download and install the new version of SpywareBlaster "over-the-top".
(b) Uninstall the old version of SpywareBlaster first, and then install a fresh copy of the new version.

Download the latest version here: http://www.brightfort.com/spywareblaster.html

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

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Re: SpywareBlaster Updates
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2014, 05:59:38 AM »
Note that running SpywareBlaster sets the IE Restricted Zone to a non default setting. Reset to defaults - *HIGH* after every run.


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Re: SpywareBlaster Updates
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2019, 09:06:00 PM »
Heads Up:

On a whim, I checked SpywareBlaster this morning.
I noticed that ALL Internet Explorer items were disabled.
Easy enough to fix, but it could have gone unnoticed for a while.

The only significant things I've done since the last update was to update Windows 10 to version 1903, and take the routine Windows updates as they were issued.

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Re: SpywareBlaster Updates
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2019, 10:22:07 AM »
SpywareBlaster database update 6/28/2019

28 NEW items (IE/ActiveX)

for a total of 18,064 items in database

After updating, be sure to enable all protection!

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Re: SpywareBlaster Updates
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2019, 11:00:20 AM »
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I noticed that ALL Internet Explorer items were disabled.
Interesting.
Do you have another browser and were those items enabled?

I never check SpywareBlaster until there is a monthly or thereabouts update.

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Re: SpywareBlaster Updates
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2019, 01:42:39 PM »
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I noticed that ALL Internet Explorer items were disabled.
Interesting.
Do you have another browser and were those items enabled?

I never check SpywareBlaster until there is a monthly or thereabouts update.
My only other browser is Edge. I've had that since Windows 10 came out without this issue.

Recently, I've used Edge as an epub reader, but I doubt if that would change my settings.