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How to:get rid of a virus

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  • Started 2 years ago by Judiev
  • Latest reply from Xhi
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Judiev
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Just found out that my whole adress book recieved email that contained a link to "nowhere". Have I been infeted and how do I get rid f it? Also..did those emails sustain the virus? HELP!!!

Posted 2 years ago
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Xhi
Posts: 6298

You probably do not have a virus, but immediately change your email password. If you have run your virus scan and a program such as Malwarebytes-Antimalware and are clean there is nothing further for you to worry about.

...and if you are in the habit of sending/forwarding emails to long lists your friends emails in them, and do not remove other address lists when forwarding, and do not use BCC (Blind Carbon Copy) when doing it, please stop it.

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ipadfan23
Posts: 16

One of the best ways of not getting a virus is to have one of the leading antivirus, internet security software ( Norton, Kaspersky, etc.). Always warns me which emails or websites I should not open.

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hatryst
Posts: 3482

I bet the OP is on a Mac, and in that case, a Mac antivirus is required...
Can't think of any :/

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

5 month old thread. Shortly to be closed. Cast your votes now.

Posted 2 years ago
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bubbatie1
Posts: 1322

close ....

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warlock
Posts: 4100

I second.

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GuiltySpark
Posts: 4024

I know its old but.... : http://www.sophos.com/en-us/pr.....e-edition/

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hatryst
Posts: 3482

Doh, forgot to see the first post. Yes, it can be closed.

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Xhi
Posts: 6298

Please... My answer is embarrassing since I did not see the topic class.

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