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Possible Cause for July 2012 Internet ProblemsIf someone you know is having problems connecting to the Internet starting on about July 9, 2012 then they might be affected by a DNS changer malware which the FBI has been investigating.

 

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"System Fix" Virus EmailI received an email from the USPS. They gave me an attachment that was an application to retrieve the package, and correct the address. I clicked on it, and Norton said it was not a virus. That is when everything went to panic mode. Things began to lock up, then go black.

 

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Warning: Anti-Virus Pop Up AdvertisementsRecently we've received several reports of visitors seeing anti-virus messages pop-up while browsing ThriftyFun. We monitor the site for viruses and other problems and we don't believe that these pop-up advertisements are coming from one of our advertisers or from the site itself.

 

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Computer Virus Alert: System ToolsVery nasty virus has resurfaced!"System Tools" will suddenly appear on your screen and begin scanning your system. DO NOT CLICK ONTO ANY OF THE TABS!

 

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Can I Get Computer Viruses Using a magicJack?Does the magicJack put viruses on the computer?

 

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Warning: Emails Instructing WinXP Users to Press F1Microsoft warns NOT to press the 'F1' key if you have WinXP. This is not a rumor, this is real!

 

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Restoring Computer Without a Recovery Disk?My HP computer got a virus. How can I restore it? The original restore disk is broken.

 

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