Is anyone else's Antivirus protection popping up everytime you browse a new HP p

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  1. breathe2travel profile image81
    breathe2travelposted 6 years ago

    Is anyone else's Antivirus protection popping up everytime you browse a new HP page today (May 21)?

    Each time a new HubPage window opens, whether because I'm reading, responding to comments, asking a question, or checking stats, my antivrius window pops up informing me it has blocked something harmful.  Is anyone else experiencing this?

  2. spartucusjones profile image92
    spartucusjonesposted 6 years ago

    I haven't been having any issues. Do you know if it has been doing it with other sites as well, or just hubpages?

    1. breathe2travel profile image81
      breathe2travelposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      It's gone now - before I could check. It was from "b.scorecard"...

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    Ghostwolfeposted 6 years ago

    I have had no issues and Hubpages doesn't show up in google with any warnings. You might have a trojan on your computer that is causeing this to happen, if not a trojan it could be some type of maleware that is trying to redirect you and your anti virus keeps stopping it.

  4. profile image0
    Ghost32posted 6 years ago

    I'm not--so far, anyway. 

    Now I'm adding words so the red print doesn't pop up saying, "Your answer is too short.  Please make it longer."

    1. breathe2travel profile image81
      breathe2travelposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ha!

  5. dalton71482 profile image61
    dalton71482posted 6 years ago

    Everything is working fine here. I'd run a scan on your computer just to make sure it's not on your end.

  6. WD Curry 111 profile image60
    WD Curry 111posted 6 years ago

    No, but I have had folks on Facebook and email complain about some of my links. Check your settings. You may have them too tight and it is balking at the tracking numbers or something like that. Better yet, get a Mac.

  7. Vinsanity100 profile image60
    Vinsanity100posted 6 years ago

    No issues thus far. What software are you using? I use Ad-Aware and I have no problems.

    1. breathe2travel profile image81
      breathe2travelposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      My hubby is an IT guy and has a couple on my computer.  This one was eset.

  8. Pollyannalana profile image85
    Pollyannalanaposted 6 years ago

    No, I am not having any problem with it at all.

  9. Astra Nomik profile image48
    Astra Nomikposted 6 years ago

    That is curious. You should check the settings on your browser. Firefox is a great browser and gives no trouble but has excellent security features, IE7 is not so great. But it does have a message that spits out warnings about cookies frequently. Adjusting its settings so it won't display so many messages could be an answer.

    Also try installing malware protection software, in case you have something on your PC affecting your browsing. Some AntiVirus software will update you constantly of atacks on your PC. You can alter the settings there too so it won't remind you so many times. It is no harm to be wary of websites as  they can have all kinds of nasties, as Twitter and Facebook now are breeding grounds for malware.

  10. Dale Hyde profile image85
    Dale Hydeposted 6 years ago

    No problems with my AVG or with my Malwarebytes as of this moment.

  11. Eileen Goodall profile image85
    Eileen Goodallposted 6 years ago

    Not on Hubpages but it's happening on all my Facebook games which is REALLY annoying.

  12. Dawnrichard profile image60
    Dawnrichardposted 6 years ago

    No i am not having any problem.

    Dawnrichard

  13. xstatic profile image61
    xstaticposted 6 years ago

    It has not happened for me. Very strange.

  14. Cathleena Beams profile image71
    Cathleena Beamsposted 6 years ago

    No - I'm not having this happen.  You might want to try going into your security settings and adding HubPages.com to your safe sites.

  15. Pcunix profile image89
    Pcunixposted 6 years ago

    Apparently there's a Facebook thing going around infecting people running un-patched browsers.  I've seen emails from infected people today. http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/ … onomyId=85

 
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