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#1 AndyP5000

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Posted 25 October 2016 - 11:35 AM

Using Chrome / Win 7

 

I was looking up an artists portfolio and the games companies he had worked for. One was Avalon Games.

 

So I go over to the Avalon Games site and it appears to be infected badly. It attempted to open several new pages

but Avast seemed to block them. (had an alert saying a nasty was blocked but i did not down what it was and cant find it in my logs)

 

I did a full scan to make sure I was clean on avast - it found nothing. 

Checking my internet history found  sites it tried to open...

 

getmyprize20  dot ru  

mobileappscenters dot com

win dot mobile-installs dot com  

 

Any advice on making sure nothing nasty came down the pipe?


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Posted 25 October 2016 - 11:51 AM

Hello Andy please repost.

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Posted 25 October 2016 - 05:57 PM

Hi,

 

Bleeping computer times out with 'host error' when trying to post to given location with info required. 



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Posted 25 October 2016 - 09:08 PM

Your log was successfully posted. It is likely malware causing you to see an erroneous time out error.

Hello,

Now that you have posted a log here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/630598/re-direct-from-infected-site/ you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a MRT Team member, nor should you ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the MRT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the MRT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the MRT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MRT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible. I advise checking your topic once a day for responses as the e-mail notification system is unreliable.

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To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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