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Old 09-12-2009, 02:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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"system at risk" spam

more often than not, when i go to a web page i get "your system might be at risk, click here to protect your system with green av"

this is bull. i already have virus protection, and i sure as crap not going to buy it off the internet. it stays at the top of the page, and on some websites i cant even log out because the thing blocks the logout button.

how do i get rid of this thing. (its like a pop up blocked message, only it never leaves)
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Old 09-12-2009, 03:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: "system at risk" spam

I'm sure it's only inviting you to download some sort of virus. Is this on RU?
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Old 09-12-2009, 03:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: "system at risk" spam

It's not called "Trojan horse" is it?
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Old 09-12-2009, 03:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: "system at risk" spam

It may be a form of a Malware. Which I had at one point in time. Mine was a little more severe then that tho. It basically took over my comp, it took over my background.

I got a thing to check for Malware and it gets rid of them. That helped me get rid of those kind of things.

It may be a place to start. Hope it helps.
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Old 09-12-2009, 04:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: "system at risk" spam

It is malware. Do not trust it.

Install Spybot Search and Destroy from here The home of Spybot-S&D!
That should fix the problem.
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Old 09-12-2009, 04:39 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: "system at risk" spam

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I'm sure it's only inviting you to download some sort of virus. Is this on RU?
its on EVERY website i go to. it follows me
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Old 09-22-2009, 06:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Re: "system at risk" spam

it went away eventually, my antivirus finally removed it
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Old 09-24-2009, 04:45 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Re: "system at risk" spam

You have to be careful with the Malware sometimes it may seem to have gone away but they have it set to go dormant for a bit then come back again.

That's why get the Malware programs to get rid of it then it will catch it and get rid of it for good.
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