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NetRatings Premeter Potential Privacy Risk Information

Name: NetRatings Premeter
Category: Potential Privacy Risk
Advice: Keep
Risk: Low Risk Low risk threats pose a very low risk or no immediate danger to your computer or your privacy, however these types of applications may profile user online habits, but only according to specific privacy policies stated in the applications End-User License. These types of threats generally borderline on being a threat to being a standard application that has a complex license agreement that you knowingly installed.
Description: NetRatings collects statistics about users' web habits and reports them to a remote server.

NetRatings Premeter attempts to connect to

NetRatings Premeter is bundled or installed in association with file sharing programs such as Kazaa, Morpheus or Grokster.

Signatures: process: prmt_update_en_1.0.4.0_standard.exe: MD5 Hash: 21f4e7b7ba9619f249d... process: nrpr.exe: MD5 Hash: ... process: nrpr.exe: MD5 Hash: 2c12d5053186f532205... process: prmt.exe: MD5 Hash: 9c92775c6607023c1f5... process: Netratings.exe: MD5 Hash: ..
Type: Potential Privacy Risk - Spyware's primary purpose is to collect demographic and usage information from your computer, usually for advertising purposes. Spyware usually that 'sneaks' onto a system or performs other activities hidden to the user. Spyware programs are usually bundled as a hidden component and downloaded from the Internet. These modules are almost always installed on the system secretively and try to run secretively as well.

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