June 25, 2018

Word Tracking Bug Demo and Remover

Alex Halderman has created a page about the Word tracking bugs I described yesterday. He offers an example Word tracking bug for you to examine, and a scanner program that can find and remove Word tracking bugs on your computer.

Comments

  1. Are there any resources you could recommend about the IFRAMEs stuff? That’s new to me…

  2. Linkdump

    geekdiy.com — great site for fun geek projects. SID in Seattle. Crap how did I miss this, this would have been fun to attend. “Brian analyzes traffic trends”: http://www.brianstorms.com/archives/000365.html. Perhaps the web is becoming less US-centri…

  3. Peter Roozemaal says:

    I am quite unhappy that OpenOffice (at least version 1.0) supports this web bug too.

  4. A good way to stop the Word tracking bug is to install a firewall (ZoneAlarm or other) that controls alerts you software that is not supposed to connect to the net request a http connection