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  1. kenkickr

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    About 2 min ago I was checking the F/S thread and Firefox threw this up. I just scanned my system w/ Avast, Spybot, Malwarebytes, and A-2; this cannot be coming from my system

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    you are saying a page on our forums gave you that warning ?
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    could be one of the ads again.

    Give w1zzard as much info as you can!
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    the forums have no ads
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    yep. i failed it.

    I missed the bit where he said B/S/T
  6. kenkickr

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    I was in the F/S thread and all of a sudden this came up. I'm scanning my system again and Spybot and A-2 are only finding tracking cookies, Malwarebytes found nothing, and Avast is still scanning.
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    which thread exactly?
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    I just opened every thread i could, and as many pages as possible in firefox tabs, but didnt get anything.

    Google also has nothing on this 'attack' other than an interesting message about a poohead. (seriously)
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    Dang, are you sure its this forum? Could be another site you had open, try check again
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    I swear I had avira block something the other day when I was browsing tpu. I didnt take any notice of it though.
    Edit I dont know much about this sort of thing I just let my anti virus ect. do the work .
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    Use OPENDNS, and Avast to block the domains of know sites like that, but your probably got hijacked by someones sig or avvy and a redirect.
    10 Million points folded for TPU
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    I was just in the B/S/T, scrolled down to see if any titles interested me, and BOOM there it was. I didn't have any other tabs or pages open. All the scans just finished and all that was found was tracking cookies, just like 2 days ago. I spent sometime browsing again and not once did that message pop backup. I just wanted to let someone know...I don't want to start anything with anybody(too early for that):)
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    Well if kenkickr avy would show its tits I am SURE we could get to the bottom of this.
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    I already have one infraction, don't need another...or banned:laugh:
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    Its for the good of the site my friend. Tits or GTFO.
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    keep this thread on topic. Google for cubs and you get the hi res pic of his avatar.
    bigtye and 3dsage say thanks.
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    Sorry. You're right. I see some tits and I lose all logic. Anyway did this problem get solved?
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    There might be a link from a spammer buried somewhere.
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    It just happened again!!! All I did was go to the main page and BOOM the picture I posted is what came up.
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    Most likely reason your infected with some form of spam that trying to redirect your browser to the url thats giving you the warning. Maybe you should clean your computer with a program that works, just a suggestion.
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    What would you have in mind? I trust the utilities I use. When I scan my system I have a very long routine:
    Turn off System Restore
    Run a boot-time scan w/ Avast
    Boot into Safe Mode and check startup items with Hijackthis2.02 and remove the unnecessary ones
    Scan system with Malwarebytes, Spybot, and Avast
    Boot into Normal mode and check startup items with Hijackthis2.02
    Scan system with Malwarebytes, Spybot, A-2, and Avast
    Re-enable System Restore

    I don't think you can get any cleaner than that besides format and reinstall.
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    You could use an AV thats a ton better than avast, like kaspersky, nod32, or the new nortons (i know, i know... they got better)
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    Try scanning your system with Ad-Aware.
    Also, you can download a trial of Kaspersky Internet Security. Try scanning your system with it.
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    Since 5AM this morning I have also scanned with Kaspersky Free Trial(nothing found), Adaware(nothing found), and Norton 360 30 day trial(nothing found). I can't believe how much slower my system is with Norton 360 on it so putting Avast back on.
    Crunching for Team TPU

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