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hosts file won't block site (sandiego-tribune-news.com)


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#1 spaten

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Posted 09 October 2009 - 06:48 PM

Hello,

I've run into a ad/popup site, sandiego-tribune-news.com that seems to get around my hosts file. I've added it to my hosts site but it still loads (and causes annoyances), even after restarting etc. Anyone know what might be happening? This is the exact entry in my hosts file:

127.0.0.1 sandiego-tribune-news.com


Thanks in advance.

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 09 October 2009 - 08:51 PM

Just a hunch but you might want to post in our Am I Infected forum and search for rootkits
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/
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