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Got a McAfee warning when restoring from Recycle Bin

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#1 Melisae21


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Posted 27 June 2014 - 10:03 PM


Apologies, I thought I posted this in the Malware section... Well, an abundance of caution and a heap of nerves! Sorry for the inconvenience. I made a topic in the more appropriate section:





I'm doing this out of an abundance of caution since, well, this was... weird.


I was restoring a file I deleted the other week from my Recycle Bin (a .dmi art template I use regularly but had deleted along with other stuff) and immediately got this really unsettling message from my McAfee antivirus.




I hit "remove" and it did so, but then I got a Chrome popup asking me if I wanted to change my homepage to "About: Blank" which I denied. Immediately afterwards, I got another one of these McAfee messages, which I again removed, and I didn't have a third instance.


I'm in the middle of doing a Malwarebytes/Spybot/McAfee sweep, but are there any other steps and should I be concerned? The Recycle Bin is not someplace I'm used to this occurring.


Thanks in advance!

Edited by Melisae21, 27 June 2014 - 10:32 PM.

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Posted 28 June 2014 - 09:05 AM

Because there is a topic posted in Am I Infected this one is closed.

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