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    This site infected?

    This site infected? I need to upgrade windows/ie but I got one of those nasty virus that warns you that your computer is infected and you need to purchase their crap around the same time I was visiting this forum last week, so I brought NOD32 and just now I got this

    09/05/2011 22:57:16 HTTP filter file http://www.cricketweb.net/forum/clie...n_md5.js?v=383 HTML/Iframe.B.Gen virus connection terminated - quarantined Threat was detected upon access to web by the application: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe.

    Maybe a coincidence and the above is a false positive ....
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    Thanks for letting me know.

    I'll have a chat to our hosts and see what they say.

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    Yeah I've been meaning to write this but twice at work (We have PC there, I have Mac at home) the computer crashed from a virus as soon as I went on Cricketweb.
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    Sometimes when I log into cricketweb on my home laptop, my virus protection warns me that the site could potentially have some threats and that I should preceed with caution.


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    Any screenshots you could provide would be much appreciated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by James View Post
    Any screenshots you could provide would be much appreciated.
    I'm at school at the moment but I'll be able to provide some screenshots when I get home.

    I also recently changed my virus protection from Norton to Spyware Doctor ( I think that's the name anyway ). The message came up when I was using Norton, I'm not sure if the warning will show with the new protection.

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    It was a really stupid virus too. It came on and hid the program that we use to run the cash register database. Was a bit of a disaster for a while. I'm fairly sure it was from CW too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Got_Spin View Post
    Yeah I've been meaning to write this but twice at work (We have PC there, I have Mac at home) the computer crashed from a virus as soon as I went on Cricketweb.
    Mine did yesterday too. Had to get the IT blokes to fix it. Came up with some Windows Recovery box - you know, click this to repair these problems. Didn't obviously, called the IT guys who confirmed it was a bug.
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    i use windows and don't use virus protection and my PC is fine. admittedly i use NoScript and AdBlock (sorry!) so that might be protecting me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    i use windows and don't use virus protection and my PC is fine. admittedly i use NoScript and AdBlock (sorry!) so that might be protecting me.
    Well, isn't that like a form of online free-balling?

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    Yeah I guess, but then I am a fan of free-balling

    Tbh as long as you're half smart you'll be fine without virus protection. imo anyway. i stopped using it 'cause i've had it for years and never had a problem with viruses, but the virus protection programme could hog the system. So I got rid of it, and I'm still fine. NoScript does a fine job with the internet stuff anyway. If you decide to download a program without researching it and you get a virus that's your own fault tbh

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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    Mine did yesterday too. Had to get the IT blokes to fix it. Came up with some Windows Recovery box - you know, click this to repair these problems. Didn't obviously, called the IT guys who confirmed it was a bug.
    Yeah exact same thing at my work too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    Yeah I guess, but then I am a fan of free-balling

    Tbh as long as you're half smart you'll be fine without virus protection. imo anyway. i stopped using it 'cause i've had it for years and never had a problem with viruses, but the virus protection programme could hog the system. So I got rid of it, and I'm still fine. NoScript does a fine job with the internet stuff anyway. If you decide to download a program without researching it and you get a virus that's your own fault tbh
    Everyone should be a fan of free-balling tbh.

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