1. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 616
    Windows 10
       06 Aug 2015 #1

    Woke the system, now getting this.


    Came back and woke the system after a nights sleep, without doing anything besides refreshing a page here on tenforums that I had left open, I kept getting the following alert.

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Name:	Capture.PNG 
Views:	6 
Size:	26.1 KB 
ID:	28987

    Any ideas? Should I be worried? Should tenforum users be worried?
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  2. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 9,178
    W10Prox64
       06 Aug 2015 #2

    fracking4oil said: View Post
    Came back and woke the system after a nights sleep, without doing anything besides refreshing a page here on tenforums that I had left open, I kept getting the following alert.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Capture.PNG 
Views:	6 
Size:	26.1 KB 
ID:	28987

    Any ideas? Should I be worried? Should tenforum users be worried?
    Could be a false positive. Virustotal.com shows clean/no detections. Do you have other tabs open as well?

    https://www.virustotal.com/en/url/44ec7f376c1e7a05c6c6f417ac19c14f016bbe7426d7b018d3b1bea2f68406dd/analysis/1438890714/

    You could visit the Avast Forums and see if others have gotten this and if they've determined it's a FP.
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 616
    Windows 10
       06 Aug 2015 #3

    No other tabs and Edge the only open program.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    In a house with a crazy cat trying to kill me
    Posts : 11,468
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition
       07 Aug 2015 #4

    It could could be a ploy to get you to upgrade to the paid version. Or as mentioned, a false positive.

    Your other option is to d/l Malwarebytes free & do a scan with that & see what it finds. Be sure to unclick the "start free pro trial" box at the end of the installation. It wouldn't hurt to get a "second opinion" so to speak. And having another layer of protection never hurts either

    Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware & Internet Security Software
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  5. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 616
    Windows 10
       07 Aug 2015 #5

    Borg 386 said: View Post
    It could could be a ploy to get you to upgrade to the paid version. Or as mentioned, a false positive.

    Your other option is to d/l Malwarebytes free & do a scan with that & see what it finds. Be sure to unclick the "start free pro trial" box at the end of the installation. It wouldn't hurt to get a "second opinion" so to speak. And having another layer of protection never hurts either

    Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware & Internet Security Software

    I already have Malwarebytes and ran a scan after this occurred without a detection. I've had this come up a couple times now, both times coming out a sleep with nothing but Edge opened to tenforums. I'm not too worried about my system considering it was detected and blocked, was just concerned something iffy was going around these forums.
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  6. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 9,178
    W10Prox64
       07 Aug 2015 #6

    fracking4oil said: View Post
    I already have Malwarebytes and ran a scan after this occurred without a detection. I've had this come up a couple times now, both times coming out a sleep with nothing but Edge opened to tenforums. I'm not too worried about my system considering it was detected and blocked, was just concerned something iffy was going around these forums.
    I checked the site out - it's just an advertising service.
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  7. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 616
    Windows 10
       08 Aug 2015 #7

    simrick said: View Post
    I checked the site out - it's just an advertising service.
    It's just odd this is coming up, when I've never even been to that site.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    In a house with a crazy cat trying to kill me
    Posts : 11,468
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition
       08 Aug 2015 #8

    Well, if you want to check into it further, there is another program you can run that is good at ferreting out adware. It's called AdwCleaner.

    AdwCleaner Download
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