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Old 08-21-2014, 02:40 PM
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My virus blocker Avast which is a life saver just stopped 2 attacks on TOV
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URL hxxp://www.talkofthevillages.com/forums/search.php?searchid=9026703|{gzip}
Infection HTML:Script-inf
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Old 08-21-2014, 02:56 PM
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I haven't received this message.

You should ask the admin.
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Old 08-21-2014, 03:13 PM
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I was also warned and shut down the website
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Old 08-21-2014, 03:23 PM
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Me too.
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Old 08-21-2014, 03:37 PM
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AH! HA! Cyber security prevails
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Old 08-21-2014, 03:39 PM
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My virus blocker Avast which is a life saver just stopped 2 attacks on TOV
Got this message



Infection blocked
URL hxxp://www.talkofthevillages.com/forums/search.php?searchid=9026703|{gzip}
Infection HTML:Script-inf
the key to your problem might be in the URL. I have never heard of hxxp.

Further brief reading on internet yield info that hxxp may originate with the forum admin as a way of blocking undesirable links or to keep web bots from glomming on to site info. Who knows??

I have not had this problem yet.
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Old 08-21-2014, 04:25 PM
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I had two hits this afternoon that were caught by Norton. I reported them to Admin.

And like another poster, it told me to shut down the website.

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Old 08-21-2014, 04:52 PM
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the key to your problem might be in the URL. I have never heard of hxxp.

Further brief reading on internet yield info that hxxp may originate with the forum admin as a way of blocking undesirable links or to keep web bots from glomming on to site info. Who knows??

I have not had this problem yet.
I'll trust my anti virus software
You know how the old saying goes
I'd rather be safe that sorry
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Old 08-21-2014, 04:54 PM
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I'll trust my anti virus software

You know how the old saying goes

I'd rather be safe that sorry

All the trolls and Villages naysayers have apparently joined the dark side.
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I also had two hits and infection was healed. I shutdown this website.
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hxxp:// Prefix - Am I infected? What do I do?

Maybe The site above will help. I'm using an iPad so I'm safe.
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Which antivirus/malware software programs were flagging TOTV? In order to fix the problem it may be necessary to know.
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Old 08-22-2014, 10:46 AM
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We are researching and running scans. So far google scan shows no viruses.
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Old 08-22-2014, 11:05 AM
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No problem here but we use Macs and also have Trend Micro. both of which is there is the slightest problem lets us know.
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