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Old 12-11-2011, 04:28 PM   #1
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to pick up a virus from this site?
I keep getting hit with the vista security 2012 virus.this may be just a coincidence but every time has been while viewing this site.
I bought an anti virus/malware program that removes it and so far 1 more attempt to get into my system has been made while surfing here.

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Old 12-12-2011, 12:10 AM   #2
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What is the URL that does it for you.

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Old 12-12-2011, 12:19 AM   #3
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to pick up a virus from this site?
I keep getting hit with the vista security 2012 virus.this may be just a coincidence but every time has been while viewing this site.
I bought an anti virus/malware program that removes it and so far 1 more attempt to get into my system has been made while surfing here.
I actually had the same notification yesterday, 7 viruses found/deleted by my anti-virus. I chalked it up to the Internet being the Internet and didn't dig into it. 99% sure it was from this site, more than likely an Ad on the site.

At least it wasn't a serious one, like a vundo virus I picked up on a MMORPG through an ad.

I'll try to dig through my anti-virus logs to see what it says.
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Old 12-12-2011, 12:24 AM   #4
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Was a Trojan.Maljava file. Can't really tell more beyond that.

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Old 12-12-2011, 03:29 AM   #5
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What is the URL that does it for you.
I'm not sure boss,all I can tell is the latest file was exploit.drop.4.it happened as I was loading a new page.I can't recall which topic.it hasn't happened any more today.
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Old 12-12-2011, 10:33 PM   #6
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Just a heads up guys,

The last few times I've been on HBT my PC was Infected
with malware (Fake security software)

I don't believe it's coming from the site itself but maybe one
of the banner ads.
Have not yet narrowed down witch one yet but I'm working on it.

This has happened to me 4 times now on 3 different computers
and all where on HBT when it happened.

Has anyone else had there computer infected while on HBT?

Tim

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Old 12-12-2011, 10:43 PM   #7
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None so far. Fingers crossed

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Old 12-12-2011, 10:55 PM   #8
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I'm on almost daily and have not experienced this FWIW.

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I'm on almost daily and have not experienced this FWIW.
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Yes, yesterday I had a AVG warning of nvsq5(what ever that is) when I clicked on the vendor review forum. Today I had two warnings upon opening my first thread. I've quarantined them and ran a scan.

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