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Windows 7: Is this a Virus?

23 Mar 2011   #1
2010MegaScooter

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 
Is this a Virus?

Is this a Virus? I was on Facebook, and all of a sudden, I get this spammer, keeps saying
Hey!! Check how can a boy do this with a girl... OMG!!! ---> (With Web Address I decided Not To Post Along With This Forum) Here is a Picture
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And I think in the IM Feature, I think everone got a copy from me. It sends ever 2 Minutes... HELP... D; Virus? Can I scan and remove? It keeps sending over-and-over-and-over again.




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23 Mar 2011   #2
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Usually that's not a virus per se. But when you click on the link provided you most likely end up with some site (or even some bogus flash clip) that will cause you trouble/harm one way or another (that can reach from stealing your password and spamming all your contacts to have the payload of a trojan or keylogger loaded and use your computer as a zombie)
The best you can do now would be, block that guy and report him to fb (even tho they known for not giving a rodent's behind about it.)

-DG
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23 Mar 2011   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 
Don't know

Hey don't know and it would be nice to know what security you are running - at all??

Mate I know I am an old fellow but this is one site that gives me the creeps to even think about.

So what security do you have ??
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23 Mar 2011   #4
2010MegaScooter

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 

Interesting, Well, Norton is checking out things for me. So I have heard of computers being zombies, If I left it... my computer is being a zombie.. and can't help itself.. Right
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23 Mar 2011   #5
2010MegaScooter

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Hey don't know and it would be nice to know what security you are running - at all??

Mate I know I am an old fellow but this is one site that gives me the creeps to even think about.

So what security do you have ??
I have Norton Security Suite!

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23 Mar 2011   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 
Ok

Well young fella not my favourite suite but at least substantial as opposed to the freebies.

Try a Malwarebytes free version - takes a couple of minutes or so to download update, and then scan BUT in the settings make sure you remove scan filesystems objects as per pic or it will probably conflict with your Norton.

Go to scan tick all your drives attachments ? printers etc and it only takes a couple of minutes - I keep it as a back up / addition to my ISS.

Remember no suite picks up everything.

Oh and if you are tempted to buy the full version it will almost certainly conflict with your Norton (or anything else).


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23 Mar 2011   #7
2010MegaScooter

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 

I actually have it downloaded already. So I'll give it a shot.
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23 Mar 2011   #8
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 
Ok

Just make sure that scan filesystems box is unticked!!
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23 Mar 2011   #9
2010MegaScooter

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 

Result?

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But other may give their opinion.


By the way, I did uncheck the filesystems.


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23 Mar 2011   #10
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I didn't want to scare you with that zombie...it's a worst case scenario where you are tricked into clicking a link that ultimately results in malware being downloaded and run on your computer.
A zombie usually announces its presence to some bot net and you might find yourself sending out ***loads of spam mail to all your email contacts or worse.
Personally I'm not a big fan of Norton ever since it was taken over by Symantec but just to be safe, get Malwarebyte's free version like ICit2lol suggested and run a check...it's a good program.
As for your sending out every 2 minutes...I don't know. check your personal settings, log out, reboot and see if it still does that.

-DG
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