Comodo would like to white-list your software

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Tue Oct 26 09:34:48 EDT 2010


On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 06:22, whitelisting at comodo.com
<whitelisting at comodo.com> wrote:
> This email is to request that you allow us to white-list your company's software so that it will run without interruption on products such as Comodo Internet Security. Comodo creates software for authenticating individuals, business websites and securing Windows based computers.
>
> Comodo Internet Security uses a default deny system of protection, whereby unknown executables (those that are neither black-listed nor white-listed) will generate alerts or will be executed in a sandbox environment.
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> We wish to move your software from 'unknown' to 'known' by white-listing your software. To do this, we first need you to provide us with the binaries of your software. We then will create a signature of these binaries which will be added to the global, cloud based, white-list that is referenced by products such as Comodo Internet Security. Your software will then be automatically trusted by CIS and will not generate any alerts upon installation or operation. You will be notified via email once your software has been white-listed.
>
> 1. Provide us an ftp login from where we can download and whitelist all the software that you provide to our common clients. Alternatively, we can provide you with an FTP location. Please email whitelisting at comodo.com for further details on this.
> 2. Keep us up to date with the new releases of your software by emailing us at whitelisting at comodo.com or by placing binaries in the FTP upload location.
> White-listing software such as yours is a mutually beneficial exercise – meaning our common user-base benefits from the smoothest experience when using both our products. The white-listing service is, of course, completely free of charge.
>
> Comodo Internet Security is one of the world's most popular antivirus and firewall products, has a user base running into the hundreds of thousands and has taken up almost permanent residency at the top of the Matousec proactive security challenge - http://www.matousec.com/projects/proactive-security-challenge/results.php
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> Thank you for considering this request. It will help improve the effectiveness of both our products and so contribute to providing highest levels of security and usability to users worldwide.


We have no problems with you white-listing Pidgin.

All versions of the software are available from the sourceforge
download section of the pidgin sourceforge project:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/pidgin/files/Pidgin/


-D



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