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nayberry

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double underlined random words
« on: January 15, 2014, 06:45:17 AM »
so i'm browsing away and i see random words on ehell lit up in orange and double underlined,  turns out they are ad's/scam links



i've checked my antivirus and browser and both are up to date and running fine.
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HorseFreak

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Re: double underlined random words
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2014, 06:52:54 AM »
That's a spyware problem on your end. Try running SpyBot S&D.

squeakers

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Re: double underlined random words
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2014, 07:30:00 AM »
It's malware.. and it might depend upon what browser you are using where you find the icky beast.  Here's some tips for Flamingvixen on where to look http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/937969
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nayberry

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Re: double underlined random words
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2014, 11:49:10 AM »
thanks squeakers, have run all my malware and antivirus, not got anything showing up,  seems to be at random times, noting showing at the moment
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Re: double underlined random words
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2014, 12:33:53 PM »
I had that on my old Toshiba, nothing appeared on my scans either. I had to take it to a shop. I got mine from a freebie game...stupid Vampires vs Zombies...
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Re: double underlined random words
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2014, 03:58:08 PM »
It's not something I'm doing or the software is doing.