Re: fake virus pages
- From: dogbreath <mr.mxyzptlk@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2009 19:36:13 -0700
On Sat, 26 Sep 2009 14:00:06 -0400, "David H. Lipman"
From: "Tim923" <tws0923@xxxxxxxxxxx>
| What should one do with fake annoying virus pages that make you think that
| you are being infected with worms and viruses and must take immediate action
| and purchase?
Close them and don't visit them again.
You can also report the URLs to us and we will make sure they are detected and blocked
through various software and methods once they are indentified.
If you do, just make sure you obfuscate the URL such as....
I ran into a number of these things while reading comics at
washingtonpost.com. I expect one of their advertisers got hacked.
Anyways, I took a screen shot of one of the "alert" pages, and here it
Your browser won't respond to anything until you dismiss the dialog
box, and you can't dismiss the dialog box without clicking something
in it, and I suspect anything you click in it will trigger an
avalanche of spyware installs. You dasn't click anything in that box,
nor even let the mouse pointer float over it. Rather, bring it by a
circuitous route down to the task bar and bring up Task Manager and
use that to kill the browser. If you can't do that, use the Start
button in the lower left corner of the screen to call for a Restart.
If all else fails, just go around to the back of the machine and pull
the plug. You'll be glad you did.
Later, when the machine is back on, go to www.superantispyware.com and
download and install and update and run their spyware scanner.
You'll be glad you did.
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