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Linux ubuntu malware and pop up help [Solved]


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#1 colinvansmith

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 03:42 PM

Hi,

 

I have recently moved to using ubuntu as my operating system. Anytime i'm online i constantly get popups on websites and when i click any link it always loads up several windows avertising various products or surveys. I have looked online for fixes but cannot find any and its driving me insane can somoone please help me sort this out.

 

 

Colin


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#2 Tomk

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 09:36 PM

Hi Colinvansmith,

 

I suspect that you don't actually have an infection... but rather you have some "add-ons" installed in your browser that are producing the result you see.

 

Most of the helpers in this section are less than conversant with ubuntu.  Therefore I suggest that you post in the Open Source forum and one of the Linux guys should be able to guide you.


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Posted 29 January 2014 - 12:58 PM

Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could be of assistance.

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