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    Default Fake App Attack - trapped by Norton everytime I visit this site????

    What is up with this site and the fake app attack that my norton blocks when I get here. Is one of the ads spam or a virus? Does anyone else get this?

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    Nothing happens with my virus scanner when I visit this site. Odd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ammer View Post
    Nothing happens with my virus scanner when I visit this site. Odd.
    same. mine is fine.

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    It is an ad.

    We've told BuddyTV about this so I until I hear back, the only thing I can suggest is using an adblocker.

    Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir.../adblock-plus/
    Chrome: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...namgkkbiglidom
    Safari: http://safariadblock.com/

    If you could post the entire warning from Norton, that would be great

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    mine does it too! Have to read on and see what everyone else says but just wanted to say that mine literally JUST DID IT!

    I use Norton Internet Security and it flags it almost every time but this time today it did not (Monday Aug. 1rst) I also use Internet Explorer 9.....................

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    I have not seen it. I am only using Norton currently, not any Firefox add on's

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    Happend to me as well. It infected me with a "Vista 2012" virus. MacAfee didn't catch it, but have Norton now and not having any problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by krueleyez View Post
    Happend to me as well. It infected me with a "Vista 2012" virus. MacAfee didn't catch it, but have Norton now and not having any problems.
    Could you give any more details - like what browser you're using or how it installed?
    Any info to track it down would be great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Larry View Post
    Could you give any more details - like what browser you're using or how it installed?
    Any info to track it down would be great.
    Larry, Sent you a PM with all the info that I know about. Hope it helps. Thanks!

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    It is a good idea to update all your plugins (flash java shockwave) and try to close as many security holes as possible. That is whats going to cause it. But blocking the ad's with adblock will help also.

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