Spyware anti virus pop ups

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RICHARDH
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Spyware anti virus pop ups

Postby RICHARDH » Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:42 am

Have noticed that im getting alot of pop ups asking me to down load there software whenever i click on a new page anyone else?
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Postby familyguy » Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:51 am

Sounds like you got problems unrelated to the forum issues...

Download SpyBot S&D and run that.

Jim

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Postby RICHARDH » Fri Mar 20, 2009 11:47 am

yeah it first ten time or so it was only on this site but its happend once with another site so its definately something else. Work computer so ive told them about it, hopefully dont look too closely at how much time i spend posting here though :shock:
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Postby AUbicycles » Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:11 pm

I havn't had this - though am on a mac.

It would be difficult for a poster to do this however if you noticed it was limited to specific threads in this forum, I would take a closer look to see if there has been any malicious activity.

Often the modern browsers block sites that are affected so would be certainly interested if this was specific for this site rather than a an infected computer.

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