Bogus Anti virus

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by WilliamP, Jan 10, 2012.

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  1. WilliamP

    WilliamP Registered Member

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    There are several mean pieces of trash that can pop up on you and can really make a mess of your system. Am I correct in my belief that so long as you don't click on it,it doesn't activate?
     
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    Either way it is best to close the browser; Alt + F4 will do it (without also clicking on any suspicious pop-ups).
     
  3. WilliamP

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    Is it also safe to just go to the top right X to close the browser?
     
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    WilliamP, also see How to Safely Close Pop-Up Windows.
     
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    Alt F4 looks like the best way to go. Thank you.
     
  6. Dark Shadow

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    CTRL,ALT,DEL is the way I go if I encounter a rogue popup.Many Folks get nailed with rogues because they try to close out on the rogue the wrong way and then it does it's magic.:eek:
     
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