Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Jul 2011 21:29 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Multimedia, AV This is a problem I hadn't yet heard of, so it fascinates me to no end. We all know VLC, right? It's one of the best video players out there, and while I myself generally just install the K-Lite Codec Pack, VLC is definitely a good alternative - and pretty much the norm on Linux. They're having a problem, though: malicious folk are bundling VLC with malware, offering it up for download as the official VLC, and misleading users in the process. Not only does this violate the GPL - it's pretty damn low, too.
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RE[3]: More widespread
by Liquidator on Tue 12th Jul 2011 05:01 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: More widespread"
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Yeah, people just have to think for a second and check where they're downloading their software from. If they're downloading it from www.vlc-millenium-4-you.ws, of course they should be wary... It's about common sense.

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