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Windows 7: Win 7 Security Warning?

19 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
Win 7 Security Warning?


I was browsing a webpage and got a security warning pop-up box. A screen shot of the pop-up is attached. Is this a Win 7 security warning? I don't think it's an ESET Smart Security 7 security warning. I suspect it's a malware trick.

Thank you for your assistance.


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19 Oct 2013   #2

Windows 10x64 Build 1709

Well, every warning about unsigned drivers I ever remember seeing went more along the lines of "Windows can't verify the publisher ......." etc. So offhand I'd agree with you about it being a malware trick. Have you ran your malware and A/V scans yet?
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19 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1

It turns out to be a Java security warning. See the link below. I think Java should indicate that it's a Java security warning on the pop-up box. Otherwise, you don't know if it's a malware trick that will load something no matter what button you click.

What should I do when I see a security prompt from Java?

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