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Web browser redirect; fake Flash Player install?

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#1 MattNerd


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Posted 23 March 2014 - 08:56 AM

So, my mother, as routine, went on her computer and pulled up AOL to get to her mail.


Strangely enough, she got a "This Page says" message from Chrome, telling her that the Flash Player was out of date and needed to be re-installed.


It redirected her to this very suspicious link:




She downloaded it more than once..


I immediately grabbed the mouse from her and deleted them. She kept trying to get to AOL, but it kept popping up.



Is this safe? She's worried now.  :(


Moderator Edit: Moved from General Security to a More Appropriate forum


Edited by rotor123, 23 March 2014 - 09:40 AM.

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#2 TsVk!


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Posted 23 March 2014 - 09:45 AM

it seems like standard advertising junk....


this page could serve up malware, but in itself is not a malicious link.


Anything downloaded and installed from this site... it could change from day to day..


Probably ok today.

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