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richard 01-03-2011 11:06 PM

Re: Trojan got through to JUST IE and not FireFox
 
On Mon, 03 Jan 2011 16:49:18 -0600, Lookout wrote:

> Windows XP Pro
> All Svc packs
>
> While using Firefox AND Yahoo chat a virus program popped up saying
> I'm infected and it's scanning for problems. Seen this before. Shut
> things down, tried do get updates for SuperAntiSpyware and that was
> blocked. Scanned with MalwareBytes and SuperAntiSpyware and found
> nothing. HOWEVER when I got back on I found I still couldn't update
> SuperAntiSpyware AND Yahoo chat was still down BUT FireFox was fine.
> Checked and the Proxy Server settings on IE had been changed.
>
> So..how do I find out which port this got through that both IE and
> SuperAntiSpyware use and how do I stop it from happening? My Windows
> Firewall IS ON.
>
> Thanks


Most likely it was triggered by one of the chatters on purpose.
From what I've seen, that thing is basically an ad and a scare tactic.
Did you get a screen showing "your" directory? Look closely, it ain't
yours.
Best guess is, it is not a virus or trojan, just some idiot's idea of
spamming.


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