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Outrage over bundled adware in FileZilla FTP client

After a Reddit thread was posted about adware found bundled, it has sparked a lot of discussion about this monetization technique. FileZilla author Tim Kosse also issued statement on the Bleeping Computer website about their program and their use of a monetized installer.

Unverified binaries fetched and executed with Filezilla version, admin reacts defensively from r/sysadmin
FileZilla's Use Of Bundled Offers Sparks Outrage From Users - by @LawrenceAbrams — BleepingComputer (@BleepinComputer) June 25, 2018
After reading this thread, I would strongly suggest removing FileZilla from enterprise systems: — Andrew Case (@attrc) June 23, 2018
Just in case if you are using Filezilla --> Filezilla Malware : — Binni Shah (@binitamshah) June 23, 2018
Filezilla malware detection drama — Catalin Cimpanu (@campuscodi) June 23, 2018
For the people still using #Filezilla, h…

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