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Question of the origin of virus and perfect parental controls


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#1 Alley Cat

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Posted 19 July 2009 - 05:10 PM

Question of the origin of virus, the one that redirects Firefox searches (sends you to shopica.com, couponmountain.com, toseeka.com) - Luckily blocked by Web of Trust. Where did this thing come from ?

How did it screw up my tightly guarded computer and somehow not get zapped from a custom HOSTS file.

And I need industrial strength parental controls, since my kid, a teenager proudly informed me he bypassed my last parental controls (Trend Micro)

The redirect virus is gone, but I need these questions answered.

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Posted 19 July 2009 - 06:46 PM

BeSafe Online is something to look into for parental controls

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#3 Stang777

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Posted 19 July 2009 - 08:44 PM

since my kid, a teenager proudly informed me he bypassed my last parental controls (Trend Micro)


Aren't teenagers fun? lol

Edited by Stang777, 19 July 2009 - 08:45 PM.





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