A new scam or.................

  SparkyJack 10:05 AM 23 Apr 11
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A genuine Windows update?

A New window opened in my browser[FireFox] this morning

With what appeared to be Windows security icons and titles and immediately started to 'scan' for nasties indicating the there were Trojans and virus galore- and I should 'click' to clear- which then went to a download option.

As my normal protection [ Zone Alarm security suite]is constantly on the look out- I decided to kill the window and reboot.

When Fire Fox re started the window came back

Its URL is 'imagesscannerwinprotection.com

I think its a scam

Any one know otherwise?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:12 AM 23 Apr 11

Yes its a scam

I suggest you boot to safemode and scan with Malwarebytes or SuperAntispware

  SparkyJack 16:55 PM 23 Apr 11

Thanx FB - Malawarebytes is active also, but will carry out an intendant scan to be sure

  Sea Urchin 17:57 PM 23 Apr 11

Malawarebytes is active also

It will only be "active" if it's the paid for Pro version.

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