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    Antivirus 2008, 2009, etc.

    A very helpful read here . In other words, DON'T click on ANYTHING!
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    Re: Antivirus 2008, 2009, etc.

    Thanks John. Some good advice, greatly received.

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    Re: Antivirus 2008, 2009, etc.

    Good find John !!! <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15> Thanks for sharing. <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>

    I've always used the "X" in the upper right corner to close any popups and only resorted to Cttrl-Alt-Delete if the popup didn't have one. The article doesn't say so specifically, but that method is probably no longer a safe option. <img src=/S/hmmn.gif border=0 alt=hmmn width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Antivirus 2008, 2009, etc.

    The problem is that malware authors often present an image of a title bar where the X button runs their script or loads their executable. The "real" button usually changes color as you mouse over it, but I suppose it's only a matter of time before malware authors start doing that, too.

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