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Discussion in 'General Security' started by tomdkat, Jun 29, 2009.

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  1. tomdkat

    tomdkat Trusted Advisor Thread Starter

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    So, I'm looking at my Facebook page right now and on the right side is an ad for "Cartoonize Yourself". Apparently, you can create a "cartoon" rendition of your profile photo.

    So, I click the link and I get directed to mywebface (dot) mywebsearch (dot) com

    Does anyone know if this site is associated with the MyWebSearch adware that is usually flagged by anti-spyware apps?

    Peace...
     
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    NeonFx Malware Specialist

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    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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    Yet another reason why I avoid sites like Facebook like the plague. :)
     
  4. Jason08

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    I remember a couple months back when the Malware removal subforum had several Facebook-related viruses all in a couple weeks.
     
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    another good reason to run firebox with the ad block and no script add ons
     
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