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When trying to "log in" on my message board, Malware Scam popup appears

Post by Repa on Wed 15 Mar - 13:57

I am the administrator of geeksgeeksmoregeeks.forumotion.net/forum. When I click the "Log in link" on the menu bar to log in, I get several popups and a voice telling me not to turn off my computer, that I have a virus, and to call some number. This is a known scam, and this does not occur on any other site I have visited. I used the power button to shut down, went into safe mode, restored the registry to an earlier time, deleted all cookies and temporary internet files, and ran a few virus, BHO, and malware scans just to be on the safe side. I would assume the message board has been hacked and the "log in" link is somehow being redirected or there are malicious "piggyback" URLs somehow associated with that link. I did not try the "Register" link. Any help you can give to return my message board so it is safe to "log in" will be appreciated. Thank you.
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Re: When trying to "log in" on my message board, Malware Scam popup appears

Post by Repa on Wed 15 Mar - 15:10

My first posting of this problem disappeared, I cannot find it. But I got an email message that I have to do a search first for my problem and then post. Well, I did - and found nothing that relates to the problem described above. The above is a repeat of the first post I made that I can no longer find - it disappeared. Will someone at forumotion support please take a look at my message board or restore it or something so people can "log in" or "Register" without fear? Thank you for your assistance.
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Re: When trying to "log in" on my message board, Malware Scam popup appears

Post by SLGray on Wed 15 Mar - 16:10



When your topic has been solved, ensure you mark the topic solved.
Never post your email in public.

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