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Virus Alerts on Priuschat.com

Discussion in 'PriusChat Website Questions' started by Trebuchet, May 11, 2010.

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  1. Trebuchet

    Trebuchet Senior Member

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    Since I use Ubuntu with Firefox running NoScript for general browsing, I have not seen any such alerts or activity
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    LOL! Cheater. I am now using FireFox on my Window's box and have not been alerted since. Hopefully, nothing but a false alarm.
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    qbee42 My other car is a boat

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    No problems here with my Ubuntu and Firefox.

    Tom
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    No problems here with OSX and Firefox, or Win XP (With McAffee) and Firefox
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    hyo silver Awaaaaay

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    No viruses here either. Maybe it's you. ;)
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    From what that's saying, it's triggering on flash based games - designed for the corporate environment to keep you working :p - no actual virus is detected by that particular alert. My guess is it picked up something in an add playing on the site and thought it was a game.
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    when i google prius chat and click on the forums link i am sent to "adult" or "dating" sites. i have to come in through the home page then go to the forums.
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    That kind of behavior is indicative of having some kind of adware/spyware installed. You'd best do a full system scan for viruses and using a tool like spybot.
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    Danny Admin/Founder Staff Member

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    The site was apparently infected by a security hole over the weekend which was causing people who would google PriusChat to be redirected to a 3rd party website. I believe I have fixed the problem now. Let me know if you have any other problems with it.
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    Crap, that never happens to me

    Curse Ubuntu, Firefox, and No Script!
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    qbee42 My other car is a boat

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    I had to add my own bookmarks to those sites.

    Tom
  13. TheForce

    TheForce Ron Paul 2012

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    Yeah it sucks being left out of all the excitement.

    Ubuntu, Firefox, NoScript, and Ad Block Plus.
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    And FlashBlock too.
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    TheForce Ron Paul 2012

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    NoScript can block flash too.
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    One word APPLE !!!!!
    O and what is that virus thing you all are worried about :D
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    No problems here. Mac OS X 5.8, Firefox, Adblock Plus, Flashblock, NoScript, WOT (Web of Trust). If Adblock, NoScript and WOT were available for Safari, I would go through the pain to use it. Cannot use Chrome, not available for PowerPC Macs. Really lusting after new hardware.
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