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Clicked a bitly skype virus link from my friend, what do i do?


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#1 mattwild1234

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 09:36 PM

Earlier I got sent one of those skype virus links, and now I'm worried that my computer is compromised. What do I do to remove it?

 

the link i clicked was bit_ly/2aliQQZ?41227=mattwildtheman

 

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#2 mattwild1234

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 11:21 PM

bump, still need help.



#3 Ant_Teh_Nee

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Posted 28 July 2016 - 01:07 PM

Hello, and welcome to the forums!

 

I have a few questions before we get started.

 

1. Was it a random person who had sent you the link? What had they said or was it just the link?

 

2. What OS do you use?

 

3. Is anything odd happening to your computer? (Ex. CPU usage spikes or Random files appearing on Desktop)

 

4. Has your Skype asked for any privileges since clicking the link? Has your account done anything weird since clicking the link? 

 

So far I can guess that it may have been an IP grabber, Keylogger download, malware link, or something to steal Skype info.

 

Please answer these questions and I'll be glad to help you further.

 

Happy Surfing!






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