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    RichB
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    Virus on here?

    Post  RichB on Thu 24 Apr 2014, 10:38 pm

    Has anyone else noticed that there is a virus on this web site that tries to load the srv123.com adware virus by pretending that there is a Java update available? I don’t know how you eradicate it from the web site but I’ve just spent an hour running Malware Bytes to get it out of my system after I stupidly got tricked by it.
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    alfiehammer
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    Re: Virus on here?

    Post  alfiehammer on Thu 24 Apr 2014, 11:30 pm

    I tend to browse the site on my iPad, and haven't had that message yet. The adverts are unnervingly linked to my web browsing though
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    Campo
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    Re: Virus on here?

    Post  Campo on Fri 25 Apr 2014, 9:09 am

    had this once or twice on this site, but not just this site, I have come across a fair few sites with the link on it
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    Tony P
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    Re: Virus on here?

    Post  Tony P on Fri 25 Apr 2014, 12:47 pm

    Been getting that regularly on this site (only) for the past few days now

    Admin - sort it out !!
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    SemiOldIron
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    Re: Virus on here?

    Post  SemiOldIron on Fri 25 Apr 2014, 3:50 pm

    So it is a scam - thought it might be so I've been ignoring it, but it keeps on popping up. Anyone know how to torpedo the wretched thing for good?
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    Admin
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    Re: Virus on here?

    Post  Admin on Fri 25 Apr 2014, 5:31 pm

    Nothing my end but will ask the experts . What exactly is it , explain in simple terms , thats how the Forum of Forums like it Smile
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    westhamonkey
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    Re: Virus on here?

    Post  westhamonkey on Fri 25 Apr 2014, 7:58 pm


    I switched to a MAC at the beginning of the year... what's a virus?
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    manurewa hammer
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    Re: Virus on here?

    Post  manurewa hammer on Mon 28 Apr 2014, 8:02 am

    Bit like the Flu, but harder to get rid of. A strong course of antibiotics should help. Wink 

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