Zone Alarm resorts to cheap, scammy tricks

Security company Check Point, makers of security software Zone Alarm have been stooping to cheap, scammy tricks to try to convince users of the free firewall application to upgrade to the paid product.

Security company Check Point, makers of security software Zone Alarm have been stooping to cheap, scammy tricks to try to convince users of the free firewall application to upgrade to the paid product.

Here's the kind of dialog boxes that Zone Alarm has been vomiting up at customers:

Customers are understandibly angry, annoyed and confused.

It makes me angry that a security firm would stoop to such low-life tricks because it's exactly the kind of stuff that security firms are supposed to protect users from. Crap like this:

When a security firm starts acting like the bad guys that it's meant to protect you from, it might be time too look for a new security firm to deal with.

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