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    Default new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    a noxious plug in took over my browser after I installed it per instructions under new messages on this site
    BEWARE
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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    Quote Originally Posted by automaton View Post
    a noxious plug in took over my browser after I installed it per instructions under new messages on this site
    BEWARE
    upon entering siTe box says new messages then instructs you to download a program
    to view
    my a/v says they 2 are called adware zango
    VIRUS
    if you see this large ad
    DO NOT DOWNLOAD FILE
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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    Quote Originally Posted by automaton View Post
    upon entering siTe box says new messages then instructs you to download a program
    to view
    my a/v says they 2 are called adware zango
    VIRUS
    if you see this large ad
    DO NOT DOWNLOAD FILE
    Zango | How To Remove Zango
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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    Quote Originally Posted by automaton View Post

    So you received a message in your inbox that says to install some plugin? And who did it come from? if by some chance there was something that needed to be installed, We wouldn't ask people to install anything in a message. It would be posted where everyone could see it. Come on man. These fishing tricks are old as heck. I hope you don't open and click on your email spam that promises a giant slong with just a few pills or how to get rich without doing anything.

    Please provide me the senders name.
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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberburnout View Post
    So you received a message iit was on mainpage, a picture of envelope sayng new messages
    when opened it said you need a program to open it I downloaded it and it was viral
    Please provide me the senders name.
    pure overclock main page large icon of envelope
    Sorry just trying to warn you all
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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    Quote Originally Posted by automaton View Post
    pure overclock main page large icon of envelope
    Sorry just trying to warn you all
    Nothing to be sorry for. I dont see this envelope you are talking about. I spend a lot of time of the front page and have no clue what you mean. I do thank you for bringing it up but I am starting to think it was something already on your rig that brought up this popup envelope. I have checked our front page from a couple different systems and i cant locate it.

    Has anyone else seen this?
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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    not me,.......

    It's something on his system.

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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    I would ask what AV program automaton's using. Mine is called Webroot Secure Anywhere, and it's stopped a lot of this crap in it's tracks. Newegg has sales on it all of the time.
    I bought a year's worth of it for five devices for 16 bucks.

    Malwarebytes Antimalware is a good free solution for spyware like you're getting now.

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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    I would ask what AV program automaton's using. Mine is called Webroot Secure Anywhere, and it's stopped a lot of this crap in it's tracks. Newegg has sales on it all of the time.
    I bought a year's worth of it for five devices for 16 bucks.

    Malwarebytes Antimalware is a good free solution for spyware like you're getting now.
    whatever it was literally was appearing on POs page from this end
    Im using malwarebytes pro and it was avg that found it also iobit uninstaller found the aberrated plug ins in firefox
    hopefully thats all over
    No malintent I was trying to protect other forumers you guys are my fav forum
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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    Quote Originally Posted by automaton View Post
    whatever it was literally was appearing on POs page from this end
    Im using malwarebytes pro and it was avg that found it also iobit uninstaller found the aberrated plug ins in firefox
    hopefully thats all over
    No malintent I was trying to protect other forumers you guys are my fav forum
    I never assumed malintent. Crap injected into your PC from your browser is a problem for everyone at times. I'm glad that you got it figured out.

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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    i dont see anything.
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    Neither do I, look everywhere (Home page), for an envelope but couldn't find it.

    Always look beyond the limits...

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    Default Re: new messages box instructs to dowmload malware

    Quote Originally Posted by TeeBlack View Post
    i dont see anything.
    I am glad I caught the virus God knows I have enough problems
    thanks for reassurances
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