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Security Alert - Check your firewalls and virus software


Someone just tried to infect my computer through this site. Please take a moment to make sure your security software is updated and active.

take care


Asked by ImaginationMama at 9:43 PM on Mar. 21, 2011 in Technology

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Answers (12)
  • I know all about that! Unfortunately, my protection wasn't up to date and they got me. I couldn't do anything, the box refused to leave even with a manual shut down. I ended up manually shutting down my pc and restarting in safe mode. I was able to do a computer scan and fix in safe mode - thank goodness! So irritating!


    Answer by lil-momma-shara at 1:14 AM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • I know... this was the only tab open at the time my McAfee popped up telling me of a security risk.

    Answer by idaspida at 9:45 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • thank u!!

    Answer by Ericaca at 11:38 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • that's why i only use google chrome or mozilla firefox bc both of them work with mcafee

    Answer by cataquiroz24 at 11:01 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • Thanks for the heads up.

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 3:08 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

  • I'm not suprised. Thanks for letting us all know.

    Answer by -AJ at 10:28 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • i don't see what ur talkin about??? what website???

    Answer by cataquiroz24 at 10:37 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • What was it about?
    what did you see?
    did we have to click on a link?

    Answer by SnapIt at 7:02 PM on Mar. 22, 2011

  • I was wondering if I was the only one. Twice a window/ tab pops up warning of a threat and starts to scan for virus right away. The first time it happened was while I was reading a PM mail and the second just now as I was visiting a friend's page. When I saw I didn't recognize it as a windows program or my own security program. I did a complete scan of my pc after the first time. I ran two programs and found nothing. It's gettting me nervous. I can't financially handle it if some virus were to ruin my only computer.

    Answer by saltycoqui at 6:02 PM on Mar. 27, 2011

  • :( I had to run a fix . . . my security software was actually messed with. . . .

    Comment by ImaginationMama (original poster) at 9:48 PM on Mar. 21, 2011