Tycho 19:48 21 Sep 04

I allowed my daughter to use my computer for a few minutes and came back to it to find that my home page had been hijacked and lots of dire warnings to click on various links to get rid of spyware.

I ctrl alt del'ed it all and rstarted without clicking on any of the links. Is it likely that my computer will have been invaded? I have a two day old version of he AVG virus database checking and zonealarm up and running at all times.

All the best


  VoG II 19:51 21 Sep 04

Run these: Spybot click here Ad-aware click here eScan click here and a² click here

  sidecar sid 22:51 21 Sep 04
  Tycho 19:25 24 Sep 04

Spybot seems to be working well and is blocking huge numbers of attempts to download "Doubleclick", whatever that is.
There is, however one thing that is a little odd. It detects something called "DSO Exploits" and I click on the buttons to remove it but it does not go. It is still there at the next check, even if the next check is done immediately. Any thoughts?


  johnnyrocker 19:29 24 Sep 04

tis a bug in some versions of spy bot, no probs.


  stalion 19:30 24 Sep 04

do not worry about dso exploit it is a bug in spybot that has been cured in the latest version

  VoG II 19:31 24 Sep 04

Yep, it is a bug in Spybot.

click here

Also while you are in Settings, select Block Silently. That will stop the warnings about the harmless cookie on this site.

  Tycho 19:52 24 Sep 04

Thanks everyone.


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