HijackThis is now Spyware?

Merijn, the creator of HijackThis™ recently sold the popular application used to remove malware to Trend Micro™. In addition to improvements like support for Windows Vista™, they’ve added a deceptively titled “AnalyzeThis” button. While the average user likely thinks the AnalyzeThis button provides helpful information for diagnosing their log, it’s main purpose is to send the HJT log data to Trend Micro. Unfortunately, unless you carefully read the Trend Micro End User License Agreement, you would probably never know that the AnalyzeThis button submits the data from your HijackThis log to Trend Micro for use by them and their partners… (read more)

HijackThis is now Spyware? [TomCoyote]

  • NedM

    One of the posts indicated that Hijack This was purchased by Trend-Micro, but if you go to download it, Trend-Micro steps in and says no; it's dangerous

  • NedM

    One of the posts indicated that Hijack This was purchased by Trend-Micro, but if you go to download it, Trend-Micro steps in and says no; it's dangerous

  • That why we need the spyware remover in our own computer.
    when we want to try any software like spyware remover or anything else.Do a review of the product, just search in the internet or the best way try the product that are recommended by our friends or person that already used the products and satisfied with the performanced of the products. =)

  • That why we need the spyware remover in our own computer.
    when we want to try any software like spyware remover or anything else.Do a review of the product, just search in the internet or the best way try the product that are recommended by our friends or person that already used the products and satisfied with the performanced of the products. =)

  • I use Spyware Remover and its great!

    There is a free scan available, for which a download is required. Once the program is installed, it can be used to scan the complete PC....

  • I use Spyware Remover and its great!

    There is a free scan available, for which a download is required. Once the program is installed, it can be used to scan the complete PC....

  • Hollywood62575

    I recently downloaded Trend Micro Hijack This which someone in JustAnswer.com suggested I do so, along with Combo fix. I did have McAffe Security System- a 90 day trial period- but now EVERYHTING is all messed up. I have no protection on my computer as we speak- I am not very computer literate. PLease someone HELP! I need very EASY guided step by step instructions on a good program- trial package preferably- not sure which I want to spend money on yet- ya know- 30-90 day trial- one that has EVERYTHING or do I need different packages for spyware-firewalls-hide IP (Hackers love my system) all kinds of things. PLEASE HELP! MY computer is running slow! DID I also say they sent me a download for Combofix-HideIP PLatnum-Trend Micro HijackThis- than there was an updated HideIPNG- Very very confusing- PLEASE HELP

  • Hollywood62575

    I recently downloaded Trend Micro Hijack This which someone in JustAnswer.com suggested I do so, along with Combo fix. I did have McAffe Security System- a 90 day trial period- but now EVERYHTING is all messed up. I have no protection on my computer as we speak- I am not very computer literate. PLease someone HELP! I need very EASY guided step by step instructions on a good program- trial package preferably- not sure which I want to spend money on yet- ya know- 30-90 day trial- one that has EVERYTHING or do I need different packages for spyware-firewalls-hide IP (Hackers love my system) all kinds of things. PLEASE HELP! MY computer is running slow! DID I also say they sent me a download for Combofix-HideIP PLatnum-Trend Micro HijackThis- than there was an updated HideIPNG- Very very confusing- PLEASE HELP