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Contra Virus Here!

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#1 AerionA


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Posted 15 June 2007 - 02:40 PM

Contra Virus infection here :trumpet:
Tried SpyBot; Adaware; and SpyHunter :inlove:
Still here

:thumbsup: :flowers:

Edited by AerionA, 15 June 2007 - 02:42 PM.

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#2 TMacK


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Posted 15 June 2007 - 02:58 PM

Hi AerionA,

Follow the instructions in this Topic; How to remove the ContraVirus.

Edited by TMacK, 15 June 2007 - 03:06 PM.

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#3 griswald


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Posted 20 June 2007 - 03:51 PM

Contra Virus hits Mac.

I run both PC and Mac machines. My PCs have every spyware, antivirus software known to man my Mac has nothing. Today I am paying for that hubris.

Contra Virus has been written to infect Mac. It appears to be aimed specifically at firefox as the pop ups are all laid out with the firefox logo and general format. They direct you to the contra virus web site and do the same pseudo scan etc as the PC version. Additionally they minimize the firefox web page and hide it behind the contra virus pop up so any attempt to click on the firefox window results in clicking on the pop up and setting off the "scan". Initially it also seemed to infect the safari web brouser but that can be eliminated by using the Tiger Cache Cleaner. None of the available antivirus programs for Mac that I know of have found it.

Anyone have any insights into how to get ContraVirus out of a Mac?

regards Griswald

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Posted 30 June 2007 - 06:08 PM

I don't know why you are having a problem. Go back and check the instructions and make sure you unzipped properly.

If you still have a problem, Super Antispyware removes Contra Virus.

Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.

Post a Hijack This log in the Hijack This Forum by following the directions in the link below if the programs above have not removed ALL malware. DO NOT post the log in this forum.

How To start Windows in Safe Mode
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A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”

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