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#1 ScaredGorilla

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Posted 12 October 2015 - 04:44 PM

Hello everyone,

 

I am really worried for the protection of my computer as my little cousin visited very unpopular websites. By unpopular I mean websites containing possible malwares or other kind of harmful device.
I immediately scanned with nod32 and it found no traces of virus, however I was wondering if there was something else that someone should do when in doubt, regarding passwords or other things in general.

Thank you very much.



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Posted 12 October 2015 - 05:05 PM

You may want to read:If you want a more comprehensive look at your system for possible malware, you should start a new topic in the Am I infected? What do I do? forum.
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Posted 14 October 2015 - 01:38 AM

thanks a lot!



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Posted 14 October 2015 - 06:18 AM

You're welcome.
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Posted 15 October 2015 - 12:55 PM

Post #1, consider putting noscript(free extension for firefox) into the browser, that will make drive-by infections of the kinds which shady sites (and these days adverts on many sites, even in the corners of very legitimate ones) try to serve you with. If you prevent scripts from running and follow good security practices you should be alright, for extra protection consider installing malwarebytes anti-exploit(a free version exists).
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