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ivanovitch Newcomer 2 posts since
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Jan 16, 2014 9:03 AM

"IDSS_SS_NAME IDSS_SS_VERSION" Firefox Plugin, What's that ?



This is my first post in this board.


For some days I've been getting trouble with my network and remote virtual printer driver under Firefox.

I attempted to troubleshoot hese issues and I ended with an unknown plugin, not here for long, probably 3 or 4 days no more because I'm inspecting my system quite twice a week but a mistake is still possible.

I updated Viruscan Enterprise 8.8 to sig #7314 last Saturday.


The plugin is "IDSS_SS_NAME IDSS_SS_VERSION", it says to be originating from McAfee, without any more pieces of information. No ID, no version.

I disabled it and my problems went away.


What this plugin is for ?

Where does it come from ? Last update or malware?

If originating from McAfee, it must have asked for permission before installation, right ?


Thanks in advance and best regards

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  • aladdin9 Apprentice 81 posts since
    Nov 9, 2009

    It's part of the VSE scriptscan engine that protects browsers (IE up to 9, Firefox) from malicious javascripts.  I agree that the plugin should identify itself correctly.  You can set a few options for ScriptScan under the VirusScan Console, On-Access Scan Properties, General Settings, ScriptScan tab.

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