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ChatZum discovered in another installer

Posted on September 4th, 2013 at 10:44 AM EDT

I have written about ChatZum before, when it was being added to installers downloaded from Softonic. Although Softonic never admitted to doing anything wrong, other than installing the adware even when users opted out during installation, I have at least not seen any signs that this misbehavior has continued. However, ChatZum has nonetheless resurfaced, with a slightly different form, in another application’s installer.
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