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So I'm studying for a big test, and suddenly I get this:

Quote:
Security Alert

Scanning of your system is currently on, please wait until the end.
Your system affected by numerous virus attacks, Google Chrome recommends you to install proper software to protect your computer

Quick scan system:
Scan complete
Number of scanned objects: 6492
Number of infected objects: 96
So this is looking pretty real, just like the things when you try to go to phishing sites when Google warns you.

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W32.Nimba.J@ammVirusMedium
Trojan Horse IRC/Backdoor.SdBot4.FRVVirusMedium
W95/Elkern F-SecureVirusHigh
AdvWare.HotbarVirusHigh
W95/Elkern F-SecureVirusHigh
Trojan Horse Generic11.OQJVirusHigh
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.dgeVirusHigh
SHeur.ZSQVirusHigh
Trojan.Qoologic
These are the things that are infected, lol.

But this is what REALLY gave it away:

"Recommended: Press Start Protection to remove all threats"

I press the button, it downloads an EXE. LOL CR-48s can't run EXEs!
Edited by Lostintyme - 5/24/11 at 12:28pm
    
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Where did you see this?
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lol I was a scared for a second that my CR-48 was in danger
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Where did you see this?
I was simply using Google Images to find a "4 Quadrant Graph". I'm brought to the image and a second later it changes my page to this. I reported it to Google, they will probably have it away by 12 tonight.
    
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Hi, please fix the thread title.
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But iPuters dont get... oh wait.
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post #7 of 13
sounds like a scam
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this is bad web browsing and clicking where you shouldn't click.

I also fail to see how this is "very" cool. the less crap out there the better
    
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this is bad web browsing and clicking where you shouldn't click.

I also fail to see how this is "very" cool. the less crap out there the better
I consider myself pretty internet savvy, this was just an image, on Google Images, of a graph. Viruses come from the weirdest places.


I just thought it was cool that someone had actually gotten through the '48s security.
    
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lostintyme View Post
I was simply using Google Images to find a "4 Quadrant Graph". I'm brought to the image and a second later it changes my page to this. I reported it to Google, they will probably have it away by 12 tonight.
Ya don't click any images when doing a google image search. Recently I was checking out pics of something and it was on the first page clicked it redirected me to some other page where it shows a fake picture of my computer and says your computer is in danger blah blah blah please scan now or some crap I almost fell for it. Now I don't ever click any images when doing a google image search.
Edited by ntherblast - 5/24/11 at 8:43pm
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