[Phpwm] [OT] Kaspersky Banner Blocker

Ian Munday ian.munday at illumen.co.uk
Thu Nov 8 11:54:04 GMT 2007

On 8 Nov 2007, at 11:44, David Goodwin wrote:

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> Ian Munday wrote:
>> A colleague has Kaspersky installed on his Windows box and we've just
>> found out that the default firewall settings block any URLs with  
>> which
>> contain the word "banner".  It doesn't alert you to this (e.g. by a
>> popup in bottom right corner).  So that means a number of our own  
>> sites,
>> as well has ones such as the BBC and Chiltern Railways and will have
>> content blocked from a default installation of Kaspersky.
>> Great, thanks Kaspersky, for a thoroughly thought out feature.   
>> Grrrr...
> I'll hope it does more than just blocking urls with 'banner' in  
> them....
> thanks
> David.
> - --
> David Goodwin

Lol - it does a lot more.  It seems a good product, with the  
exception of some stupid default settings.



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