Two Trojons

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  1. Heyupluv

    Heyupluv Read Only Funster

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    I have just come on motorhome fun again this evening, and now two trojons have just come through............................thats four in about three days...what ever is happening!!!???
    Mel


    Is somebody trying to sabotage the forum!!! ...........Mel
     
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    Since we have been in Spain we have had about 10 alerts of hi priority from "Norton" and they have shut the browser and computer down half a dozen times.. with warnings about bugs and unauthorised use or words to that effect..

    Thought it was just summat that happens here,, dont think we had any warnings and shut downs like that back home..

    As you say they all seem to come when I log on to Funsters,,
     
  3. dshague

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    jim i also have had the Norton say a reader need ad dons ? :Eeek:
    when i came on
     
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    I just logged on two minutes ago and it came up with "UNSAFE WEBSITE" and me macafee kicked in and shut me down!! First time I've had that ...STRANGE!!
     
  5. Jim

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    Thanks for the heads up. The offending post has been removed. Thanks
     
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    likewise.....

    just got two avast alerts regarding malware/virus in an HTML file on fun.
    originates at a website URL 'centiyo'.


    just running a full scan now to see if i can find it.

    avast couldnt move it to the virus vault or delete it as it said the file was in use even though id gone offline.

    shut down lappy and deleted history and temp files but still wouldnt let me on fun.

    next step was delete cookies but its allowed me on fun again so maybe the virus scan has collared it.
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    that'll be why its let me back in then :thumb:

    cheers Jim.....
     
  8. dshague

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    thanks jim fun is now back to normal norton now says its ok .:thumb:
     
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    Had a trojon as well yesterday when opening a PM . "Onecare" has deleted it, since then, had no other prob. Seems to be OK now Jim!

    Amicalement


    Frankie:Smile:
     
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    I wonder if The Dark Side has been having similar problems ?
     
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    Hi Brian they haven't reported any, nor has any of the others I go on.

    Olley
     
  12. Jim

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    There are hundreds/thousands of sites having similar problems. I know what to look for now and can find it and clear it in a few seconds. Its stopping it happening, that's the hard bit :Blush:
     
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    just like to thank Jim for beeing a lot cleverer than me in being able to sort out these problems we are getting at the moment,half the time i think its my pc so when loggin on after work tonight and getting all sorts of weird reaction(no avatars ,no smilly icons) i jumped up and down threw my toys out of my pram and then got a good telling off from my mum and and sister over here on holiday with us :Thanks once again Jim:thumb:
    trevor
     
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    agreed Jim.
    i did a search on centiyo and there are literally thousands of forums with questions regarding it.

    but does anyone know what the virus/trojan consists of and what effect does it have on your pc if it gets past your anti-virus progs.
     
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    Vandalism / graffiti innit :-(
     
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    Looks like we have found out what the bastards have been doing, they found a security hole in the VBulletin custom profile picture feature, and somehow managed to run a php script via it. I think I've plugged the hole, only time will tell. Keep em peeled and PM me if you get any more warnings:thumb: Thanks
     
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    i did read it involved Vbulletin but it means nowt to me jim, but keep up the good work....cheers.:thumb:
     
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