Re: Internet Explorer is trying to change your network settings by mod
- From: "PA Bear" <PABearMVP@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2006 23:00:25 -0500
Is the online scan using IE?
Do you ever see this alert otherwise?
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE, Security, Shell/User)
I routinely execute several different scans in an effort to catch variations
of spyware and, otherwise, malware that may have infected my systems. On at
least a couple of occassions, while executing Symantec's on line scan, I
have encountered a Zone Alarm Suspicious Behavior Alert stating "Internet
Explorer is trying to change your network settings by modifying the file:
Does anyone have a clue what's going on with this? Why would IE have any
business trying to change the hosts file?