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Windows 7: Enabled Secunias' "secure browsing" and almost pooped my pants

29 Jan 2012   #1

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 
Enabled Secunias' "secure browsing" and almost pooped my pants

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What should/can be done about this?



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29 Jan 2012   #2

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Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

I just went to Secunia and attempted to do what you did.

Couldn't find a link about "secure browsing".

Can you post it so I can compare my results to yours?

I did run their online scanner and got the expected results.
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29 Jan 2012   #3

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 

you would need to download their scanner program and enable it there in settings. link should be on home page
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29 Jan 2012   #4

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Ok; I just downloaded "PSISetup.exe" and will install and run it.

Is that what you downloaded?
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29 Jan 2012   #5

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 

yes it is

you can turn on secure browsing in the configuration panel, I was mistaken when I reffered to it as settings
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29 Jan 2012   #6

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I just ran it.

I don't see a tab in my case about "Secure Browsing" like you do.

My scan found only 1 "insecure"---Thunderbird. My version is quite old and I'm not going to update it.

Notice that my Adobe Flash Player 11 is patched and OK, unlike yours.

My Internet Explorer 8 is also patched and OK, even though I don't use IE.

My Sun Java 6 is patched and OK.

VLC is not installed on my system.

Have you attempted to patch Sun Java, Adobe Flash, and IE?


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29 Jan 2012   #7

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 

go into configuration, then settings then tick enable secure browsing. As far as I knew I was up to date. Maybe I dont understand patch.
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29 Jan 2012   #8

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OK, I enabled Secure Browsing. Below are the results. Pretty much like yours.

I have no idea why it says my Java, Flash, and IE or OK in the first scan and unpatched in the second.

I'm not going to worry about it.

All I can suggest is to ask at Secunia's own forums.


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29 Jan 2012   #9

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on my way and i'm gonna make em wish they were never born!
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29 Jan 2012   #10

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OK; post back in this thread with any new information.
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