1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

How can clean webpage get malicious code?

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Dizz, Jan 30, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Dizz

    Dizz Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2007
    Messages:
    3
    I have a website written entirely in html, with a few simple javascripts ("bookmark", "current date", etc). The site has been up for 8 years with that same format, there have been no problems and I am the only person who works on it or has access to the directory.

    In the past couple days I've received 3 emails from visitors telling me that their anti-virus was throwing up a flag about the homepage. For example, one of the people said:

    "I get the following message from my virus protection: Virus and Spy protection has detected Trojan-Downloader.html.agent.ag virus on your computer."

    When I downloaded the index.html page, sure enough there WAS a javascript inserted at the very top (above the doctype)! How can this possibly happen when I'm the only person who works on the page or has access to the directory (other than the hosting service itself)?? And as I said, there have been no significant coding changes on my end since 1999!

    Any insight is much appreciated....

    :confused:

    .............................................
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Similar Threads - clean webpage malicious
  1. Scudstorm
    Replies:
    13
    Views:
    659
  2. jllp
    Replies:
    6
    Views:
    615
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/539749

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice