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    I got around to posting the Cusimano Morpheus detection script on my high traffic site yesterday.

    Since then about 25,000 unique visitors have hit pages with the detect/re-direct. I'm seeing a solid 4% of visitors that are getting redirected.

    What I didn't do (and am going to correct this evening) is set up a tracking script to see if the click on the provided links (parasiteware/adaware) or simply click off.

    Four-percent penetration is higher than I expected, I am NOT amused.

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    ditto, my stats are showing around %4-%3.6 hits to detect.html
    :mad:

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    All,

    Please post your stats of the Cusimano detect script here.

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    Approx 3% at my humor site.

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    Up to 3% [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img] , but yesterday was just 1% [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

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    We only put it on the front pages of our site where regular visitors come in, not where we get surf engine traffic. We are running at less then 1%, but since I have run many stories about spyware I am not surprised. We run free ads for adaware and ran this this add for a bit.

    People in our forums thanked me for the intrusion of the redirect. A few people hadn't updated their reference files. We are modifying the big script and are going to offer that as a 'free service' as a check for spyware.

    Chet

    [ 05-13-2002: Message edited by: Chez Noir ]

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    I think it would be helpful to know, in addition to percentage, how many impressions.

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    I've missed something.. what/where is the detection script?

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    I missed it too but it is easy to install. It is located at http://www.cusimano.com/scripts/detect/

    I have only had less than one percent of my visitors redirected to the detect.html since yesterday but Mondays are slow for me. :confused: Most of those were AOLer's. I am going to put links up on the detect.html page to redirect to Gnucleus also.

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    How are you guys only getting 3-4%???

    I have put the cusimano script on just a few pages and over three days I am getting 20% hits on detect.html : They are utter B*ST*RDS
    I see their patch is out yet :mad: I reckon it will never come out whilst they are creaming the comish in.

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    Are you using the newer updated script Gordon? The first one had an ActiveX bug.

    Or maybe it's just your old age and you can't remember how to do maths [img]tongue.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

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    Another 25,000 uniques (which may not be unique from the previous 25,000) and this time it's 2.5%

    What I find most disappointing is that only 10% of the re-directed people are bothering to visit either of the recommended sites for detection/removal.

    Gordon, I'm with Guffy, check the version you're using.

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    I put download links for adaware in detect.html besides lavasoft's homepage. in case the visitor is lazy [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

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    Put a link in there to the Lavasoft/Adaware forum. That will scare the crap or parasites off them.

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    Just for the record I've had the script up for a week and it's 2-3% for me.

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    I have it on all my pages (I even tried it on my 404). 3.5% average for me, but it varies depending on how I look at the statistics.

    Thank you cusimano for making the script available.

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