4 times now my browser has departed my stats page or forum page and tried going to some ad website or the other. Twice yesterday and twice today.
Look for this miscreant file floating around your website:
x m o n w e a c s r (without the spaces of course )
PS The search engines apparently have never heard of this file.
It just happened again. Here is where it tried to go:
http://jam camslive.com /banner01-sized. html
Edit: It's a p*n site.
I should add that all 3 of my security programs say that I have no problems.
I've had that problem before, too. Are you using FF? Since I switched to Chrome it hasn't happened again, but I don't know if that's why it stopped.
The first incident was with FF, my computer had a Data Execution Prevention episode as a result. That’s how I discovered the file name. But now it is happening with IE as well.
I just tried chrome. It informed me that an untitled page was unresponsive when I tried to go to HP.
Are you saying that the previous pic you posted had a virus!?!
Our friend here may have happily embraced the number 42 without realizing its mysticism is endless.
Despite what my security programs say and the fact that it’s only happened at HP so far, I’m still having very nervous feelings of course.
I need to know if others are experiencing this. If so, then we will know that it’s just something that HP needs to fix.
Otherwise, my nervousness shall continue. I’m wondering if it’s something I picked up from a hub ad. The only other site I have visited was a huffingtonpost link here.
paradigmsearch--Download and update and run Malwarebytes Antimalware Free Version. I haven't encountered this problem here...you might have a nasty something on board.
If HP would confirm that they are aware of a problem and fixing it, I could quit worrying about this.
If HP would confirm that they are not having a problem, I would appreciate that as well. I could then try to figure out what else I can do.
Sound like some kind of malware to me. Some of them are evil, very hard to root out.
Sounds like it to me too, but the HP silence is deafening. It won’t hurt my little feelings if they tell me that there is absolutely nothing wrong and that xmon… did not come from HP.
If xmon… did come from one of their advertising partners, that’s no big deal. HP is not the first major entity to be abused by obnoxious advertisers.
Well, folks. Another one showed up:
ht tp://card stock.com/result.php?Keywords=jam+camslive.com&r=bae8e094b22a726321bc4dca1ecb94043b19571b118a39060c29e24c6551f4d7b000c0a14670401667cee9096e4f1b15&Submit=Go
Maybe there are some clues here that someone can help me with, or that HP recognizes.
I am now downloading security program number 4. Cnet is a good resource for that for whoever doesn’t know.
I’m thinking of becoming a Luddite; I’m just sick and tired of all the complications.
I suspect that my dialup connection has really saved my *ss here, i.e.: disconnect before damage. Downloading of security 4 continues.
Another one when I first signed on:
http://the-consu mer-reporter.or g/jobs3/?fro m=1_113594
HP, do you owe me big time or am I totally wrong here?
So far, security software #4 says zero infections. Still scanning.
Well, what with only one other person confirming, I am nonplussed.
I will check back in June; unless the problems happen when I visit another website other than HP. Then the source probability (not certainty) is not endemic to just HP.
Well, I could not resist.
I have been here, there, and everywhere. No problems.
We shall see if a redirect happens here again.
And it did:
ht tp://www.web prizegiveaways.com/single-wm-ea
AM I REALLY THE ONLY ONE HERE? It only happens when I access HP.
Have I been specifically targeted by a disgruntled HP member?
http://ww w.webprizeg iveaways.com/sin gle-wm-ea
I've tried logging off and back on my account multiple times in an attempt to replicate this issue with no success. I'll go ahead and bring this thread to the team's attention so we can monitor the situation, but as far as I know, we haven't heard more reports of this problem yet. I apologize in advance if it turns out to be an error on our end. Rest assured that we are *not* redirecting our users on purpose.
I SO know that!!!
If the info I have provided is irrelevant…
Well, I’ve reviewed this thread.
Just to make sure that HP understands:
I never, ever thought that HP was deliberately sending people to unrequested websites. I’m too fond of you guys to think that.
What has happened is that HP, I, and others have been victimized by a crooked advertising partner that HP wasn’t aware of.
The HP website was the victim of a drive-by.
And most importantly, this has happened before. There have been other posts in the past where people have stated that what has happened to me has also happened to them. In other words, HP has had this problem before and has successfully fixed the problem before.
Looking for that file name I gave you early in this thread is probably the key to the solution this time around.
Then I give up because I thought with my heart and soul that everything and my conclusions were true.
http://se dom.com/?xurl=http://hytr8lzz02.com/fvo4HWw l5s3yHFU99d39c144e48c91ec2f30304150e8 288a05g&xref=http://sedom.com/default.pk?tsearch=%22Why+did+the+hummingbirds+die%3F%22&rid=3a6db07bdba4 c0ebeada118bf365cdce3b321aa478a422f2546ac4c587c41408a83b53a0dddfe11679b968ef793839d4&s=Go
I further submit that your non-acknowledgement of same is ok.
I understand. I think. Business is business.
4 security applications say I have no problem.
Plus, no problem except here. It is you. Fix it!
No problems, but I still don't feel secure enough to leave this window open while I go elsewhere.
Well, everywhere else I go there is no problem.
I show up at HP and am immediately sent to:
h ttp://tent trailors .com/
A note to fellow victims. The aforementioned file permanently messes with your browser. After everything else is cleaned up, you need to uninstall the browser and get a new one.
Hey I have a Dell Computer and was infected by a virus. I cleaned it up and all my programs say I am clean but I am getting random window opens. One of them matches yours that was previously posted:
If you find out what is doing this let me know.
I upgraded from firefox 3.6 to 4 and that didn't effect it. Still happening
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