Thema: Nmap-Entwickler beschuldigt Download.com der Verbreitung von Malware mit Nmap
auf http://download.cnet.com/8301-2007_4-10010614-12.html ist im Absatz "Downloads that use the CNET Installer" zu lesen:
This software is downloaded as an alternative to the full application installer...
we will also present offers for software that we think may be of interest to our users at the same time that we deliver your download.
...does not leave behind any additional components.
Angeblich kann man das auch ablehnen:
These offers are clearly disclosed during the installation process, and users are given the opportunity to accept or decline them.