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Baptistboard a threat?

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by kyredneck, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. kyredneck

    kyredneck Well-Known Member
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    I just now had this popup warning appear on my screen. Anyone else had it happen?:

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    This website has been reported as unsafe
    www.baptistboard.com

    We recommend that you do not continue to this website.
    Go to my home page instead

    This website has been reported to Microsoft for containing threats to your computer that might reveal personal or financial information.

    More information

    This website has been reported to contain the following threats:

    Malicious software threat: This site contains links to viruses or other software programs that can reveal personal information stored or typed on your computer to malicious persons.
     
  2. kyredneck

    kyredneck Well-Known Member
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    Sorry if I overeacted; I've been gone for the past three days , had just logged on to BB and immediately got that full screen warning. I went back and posted this only in an attempt to warn the administrators or anyone else of a possible problem. I just finished a malware scan on my computer and no problems were found.
     
  3. SaggyWoman

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    The pop up has never happened to me, but sometimes Dr. Bob scares me.

    :D
     
  4. Trotter

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    Nothing here, either... and I run an extremely tight ship security-wise. You might want to download and use the free version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
     
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    I'd second the thought about some kind of spyware or corrupting system.

    I personally use:
    AVG Free
    Zone Alarm
    SpyBot
    Spywareblaster

    All of them are great and all of them are free. I think you've got a bug or something...

    Take two pills, get some rest, and see if that helps...;)
     
  6. kyredneck

    kyredneck Well-Known Member
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    Thanks you all. I do have Spybot and Commodo and the protection that came with Microsoft. These three have served me well for 2-3 years now. My computer-wiz son-in-law set me up with what I have now.

    I got some sort of Trojan virus about 4 years ago; the only thing we could do with it was wipe out the hard drive and reload everything new.
     
  7. Amy.G

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    Sounds like you encountered some spyware. Also download Spybot search and destroy. It's free. Just Google it.
     
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    I got that same message one day last week.
     
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    I've tried some of those "free" ones like that, but they only find the problems. Once they find them, then they ask you to buy the program in order to fix or delete them. Does the Malware Bytes do anything other than find them?
     
  10. Amy.G

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    Spybot doesn't do that. I've never been asked to buy anything.
     
  11. Trotter

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    Malwarebytes will clean, too. It is one of the very best and I work on computers. The difference between the free version and the paid version is that you have to tell it to update and to scan... the paid version updates itself and gives real-time protection.

    For a serious infection I heartily recommend going to my friend's site and following his steps. These include Malwarebytes and all the software utilized is free. Here's a link:
    Spyware Asylum
     
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