Having just nicely reconnected with the internet, including the use of a new laptop, it seems I am infected.
If I post a comment on anyone's hub, be assured I'm not. My hubtivity shows that I'm leaving comments, joinging fan clubs etc - I'm not. It's the virus ... or malware.
I have done a system restore, run spyware, malware and anti virus software. I'm still stuck with the issue. I cannot work, hub, do pretty much anything until I find the slippy little sucker and get rid. Any help would be massively appreciated.
Malwarebytes seems to have identified something and destroyed it but the problem remains. I look like a spammer I can't figure a name or search string to use that helps me to identify what it is and how to deal with it.
Wherever I go, a link inserts itself, or a simple comment - 'free poker online' or similar. See the one below - now I know they appear, in this case I've inserted " to prevent it hyper linking but (in case anyone suggests) deleting it doesn't always work. Some magically reappear
I believe this forum post may help.
Poor Andria. Can't really help to remove the thingy, but I feel for you.
Lol you nailed me Misha. I've got so much work on too lol! Thanks anyway
Edit: removed the damn link
You may want to email the guy on the other thread, he might have a solution already
Thanks Ralwus, I'll take a look. Incidentally, I've mailed the HP team, to let them know what's happening in my wake. I did say I wouldn't sign in until I sorted this but I'm fairly stumped so thought I'd asked the Land of Hub
Thanks again Misha. I did better than that, I called
Misha, do you mean that once this happens, there's no way to stop the perpetrators? Or just that removing the "thingy" won't help?
Looks like your browser is infected with bot-malware. You need to install adaware 2010 or spybot search & destroy to remove it.
Better to try different spyware programs, because one spyware program doesn't help you all the time.
my neighbor had this problem. His wife and kids are online a lot, he is a gamer and they all do facebook. I setup StopZilla for him and I guess all is well now.
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