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[*] Post 507693 posted on 17-5-2017 at 22:32 Reply With Quote
It caught me



I opened an e-mail which presented itself as notification of a waiting United Parcel Service delivery that had not been delivered because no one was home. It had an attachment that turned out to be a javascript file.

I got a warning from Avast!

A little later, a browser window appeared that claimed to be from Windows Defender, saying that I have a virus. The window asked for my username and password, to access a remedy for the virus (or something like that). I closed the window.

How do I fix this? (I am supposing it will bother me again.)
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[*] Post 507696 posted on 18-5-2017 at 07:54 Reply With Quote


Malwarebytes. Or spybot.

https://www.malwarebytes.com/
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[*] Post 507700 posted on 18-5-2017 at 08:55 Reply With Quote


I hope you went off line immediately. Scanned with your AV package then, as John has suggested, Spybot and MBM,
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