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eyeHide 2.0: Storyboard II

Jaan Patterson
Rating: (four burnt toasts)

Jaan Patterson
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Frankfurt Am Main D-60327 DE
+49 6997945949 jaanone@mac.com


Collateral damage:
At least €5 for your files held hostage in a bait and switch

A Dire Warning

Of course the consequences aren't exactly spelled out!!111

Password and Folder

The test team chose to use the password 'eyeHide'.

The test team chose to create a location called (again) 'eyeHide'.

Locating the 'Hidden' Folder

Now that's done it's time to see what's been hidden. Of course the 'hidden' folder is eminently anything but hidden - but the surprise is how little 'hidden' it is!

Here it is in Xfile.

Here it is from the Terminal.

A simple search with Xscan shows it as well.



Searching - and finding - it from the command line is again a no-brainer.

What's curious is that the worn-out trick with 'kIsInvisible' isn't used at all. Here it is with FileInfo.

eyeHide Tracked

And finally here's what Tracker turns up when the app exits.

Bait and Switch ⇒

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