OpenCandy

OpenCandy is an adware module classified as malware by many anti-virus vendors.wikipedia
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SweetLabs

Produced by SweetLabs, it consists of a Microsoft Windows library incorporated in a Windows Installer.
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FreeFileSync

Earlier versions were packaged with OpenCandy, an adware module which many antivirus software vendors classify as malware.

Foxit Reader

With version 6.1.4, the Foxit installer was bundled with potentially unwanted programs like OpenCandy which installed the browser-hijacking malware Conduit.

PrimoPDF

But does utilize the OpenCandy Adware program and per its terms of service, may use OpenCandy to recommend other software to the user.

Trillian (software)

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Included with the installation of Trillian 5.0 was a program called OpenCandy, which some security programs, including Microsoft Security Essentials, classed as adware.

WinSCP

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Some older versions of the WinSCP installer included OpenCandy advertising module or bundled Google Chrome.

Adware

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OpenCandy is an adware module classified as malware by many anti-virus vendors.

Malware

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OpenCandy is an adware module classified as malware by many anti-virus vendors.

Software

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It is designed to run during installation of other desired software.

Microsoft Windows

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Produced by SweetLabs, it consists of a Microsoft Windows library incorporated in a Windows Installer.

Library (computing)

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Produced by SweetLabs, it consists of a Microsoft Windows library incorporated in a Windows Installer.

Windows Installer

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Produced by SweetLabs, it consists of a Microsoft Windows library incorporated in a Windows Installer.

Product bundling

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When a user installs an application that has bundled the OpenCandy library, an option appears to install software it recommends based on a scan of the user's system and geolocation.

Geolocation

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When a user installs an application that has bundled the OpenCandy library, an option appears to install software it recommends based on a scan of the user's system and geolocation.

DivX

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The software was originally developed for the DivX installation, by CEO Darrius Thompson.

Yahoo! Toolbar

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When installing DivX, the user was prompted to optionally install the Yahoo! Toolbar.

Chief technology officer

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Chester Ng, the former DivX business development director, is chief business officer and Mark Chweh, former DivX engineering director, is chief technology officer.