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Program "ZoneAlarm" has hijacked my internet, need help

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Soggy, Jul 9, 2015.

  1. Soggy

    Soggy Regular Member

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    Installed it the other day from their official site after seeing some older (2013 or so) blackhatworld mentions of it, didnt like it an uninstalled using iobit uninstaller with some weird errors coming up. Later that night I suddenly had trouble connecting to the internet, my internet was working but browsers (chrome/firefox/opera) weren't.


    Since then I was getting random bouts of improper internet access (internet connected but not working) so i just reinstalled it to test it out and now it's working again.

    Not sure how I can properly get rid of the program and have my internet connectivity working as it should.
     
  2. livifox

    livifox BANNED BANNED

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    Run ccleaner to clean register. And adwcleaner to remove other possible threats.
    if that doesnt work reinstall your browsers.
     
  3. ItsBlinkHere

    ItsBlinkHere Regular Member

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    Nah, it's not the program. It's the FBI keeping an eye on you.
     
  4. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    There is a reason why I never liked this program :) Would highly recommend Kaspersky or Bitdefender , paired with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware + Anti-Exploit.
     
  6. archon10

    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    Wow, ZoneAlarm. That's pretty fucking old school. Are they going the malware route now? Sad. They used to have a decent product.

    Same with Symantec Norton Virus though. That shit installs so much fucking bloatware. It used to be cool but now it's shit.
     
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