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Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« on: October 09, 2010, 09:50:04 AM »
I wonder if someone else is having the same problem with this "Spyware thing"

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Re: Annoying thing
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2010, 09:52:22 AM »
Yep, me too! Have you reported it to the FA?

It's really weird, because it's aimed at Windows users and I am running Linux-based Ubuntu. I'm ignoring it, but I'm doing a backup of my files anyway now, as I'm going to install the new Ubuntu version when it's released tomorrow.
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Re: Annoying thing
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2010, 10:13:47 AM »
Try to send messages and even post had become a nightmare so i will wait a bit till to send a message. It took me at least 5 tries to make this topic! =(

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Re: Annoying thing
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2010, 10:23:48 AM »
YOU had a spyware virus.  In fact, it was embedded in the screen capture you posted, which is why I removed it. It is a trick to get you to download their "anti virus" program which is, of course the virus itself.  I use a fully protected Mac and got the same "message" which is how I know it was a trick.

It has nothing to do with our Forum.  You have to log out of the Forum and shut down your browser, then restart and log back in to remove the problem.
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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2010, 10:47:50 AM »
But im not the only one who had that problem, We all have trojans? and this is the only page it happens.

I havent download anything since i know those so called anti spyware programs are full of garbage


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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2010, 10:49:16 AM »
We are working on the problem right now, trying to find where it actually started...

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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2010, 10:49:59 AM »
Now appears as block. Thanks god!

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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2010, 10:52:23 AM »
I got a pop-up message about a virus shortly after logging on this morning -- hadn't clicked on any thumbnails or links. I immediately shut my browser and restarted my Mac. No trouble since.
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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2010, 11:01:11 AM »
That is also what happened to me. Our IT guru is working on it as I type.

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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2010, 11:24:30 AM »
........................ and this is the only page it happens.


What is the only page? Habsburg Rudolf's?  Perhaps the forum admin can delete my message in that thread too since I took a snap shot and posted it?
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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2010, 11:27:04 AM »
No, happened in the forum in general

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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2010, 04:53:35 PM »
Too bizarre that the virus first appeared on the page where Crown Prince Rudolf's sexually transmitted diseases were being discussed!

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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #12 on: October 14, 2010, 05:40:31 PM »
Too bizarre that the virus first appeared on the page where Crown Prince Rudolf's sexually transmitted diseases were being discussed!

Well that's not odd...  Not in the least bit.

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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2010, 03:45:17 PM »
I also DID have a virus. And my computer had to be serviced.  I definitely made a mistake having started an antivirus progam which was a virus itself. I saw a message that my computr has been infected so I was tempted to do away with the virus. It was a huge istake. An IT specialist told me not to try to install any similar programs

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Re: Annoying thing VIRUS ALERT.
« Reply #14 on: October 16, 2010, 10:45:39 AM »
The issue has been totally resolved now. No worries.