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blockheaad
blockheaad
Member Since: 12-25-2020
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cnet.com
please avoid cnet's marketplace

i don't know if cnet has fixed their site or not, but i'm leaving this review just in case. this incident took place 1-2 years ago. i was looking to download an application and found that cnet had it. since cnet is a well-known and trusted news source, i thought their marketplace would be the same, so i mindlessly added the file to my hard drive. next thing i know i can't run the setup neither can i delete it and my antivirus detects 3 viruses, 2 of which are severe-risk trojans and the other one is a high-risk browser hijacker. thankfully my av was able to get rid of them, but i highly discourage downloading anything from cnet.