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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 07:15 PM Reply

let me solve the problem for you guys, USE MOZILLA! Blocks all pop up's and activeX controls, there now you don't need to post here anymore.

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 07:20 PM Reply

I also got this security certificate thing, while i was watching a movie(I would be able to show the full size of the errow, but because of the max image size i cannot send the full image

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 07:29 PM Reply

Good looking Tom :) I sometimes run into a trojan when I go to the Portal. I've never gotten a virus anywhere else though on the site.

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 07:57 PM Reply

Virus ads? Man, that sucks. Hope we can get rid of em

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 08:08 PM Reply

I think I got a trojan! I can't access the audio portal! I see this:

Forbidden
You don't have permission to access /audio/ on this server.

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Apache/1.3.31 Server at www.newgrounds.com Port 80

Tom please fix this!!!


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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 09:18 PM Reply

uhmmm... what do these ads look like?
look at this one... is it like this?

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 09:20 PM Reply

At 9/13/04 02:04 PM, Hinarf wrote: Why dont you just sue the bitches. Can you even, ylu should let us know. That way anyone who's computer was infected by that shit could join you with subpoenas or whatever like super sue the fuck out of them. DO IT DO IT

Yeah, sue=$$$ if you win the case...
which you will


That was a great post. Right Zach?

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 09:22 PM Reply

oh ok now i understand... i hope this one gets fixed up real fast...
i hate those fckin ads!

go tom!

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 09:25 PM Reply

That's scary that there's ads with Trojans here again. I haven't noticed anything weird on the site, but I did have adware on my computer recently and I haven't been using KaZaA or going to many sites, so I may have gotten it from here. Creepy. Just stick to banners.


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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 09:26 PM Reply

Dasmnit I would have left newgrounds already but too late now
I have your "trojan"

Now everytime I click the e (browser) it goes to my homepage.. then a popup comes up the my internet shuts off, its retarded

I'll try to get the url.. but it will be hard.. because when the popup comesup the toolbar freezes.. I don't even know how I got on right now.

When I get the URL I will post it Tom.


You could really go for a chocolate chip cookie right about now...

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 09:30 PM Reply

Well I can see the first url but I can't copy/paste it....

but then it switches to a different site called http://www.ipowerweb.com/


You could really go for a chocolate chip cookie right about now...

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 09:35 PM Reply

Every flash that's on my favorites list gives me pop-ups and trojans

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 09:37 PM Reply

Also if it helps these movies/games are 13-17+

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 09:41 PM Reply

These are some names of spyware that has entered my computer from Newgrounds.com:
-Web trends live
-Advertising.com
-Avenue A, Inc.
-DoubleClick
-HitBox
-MediaPlex
-TargetNet
-ValueClick

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 09:41 PM Reply

At 9/13/04 08:12 AM, TomFulp wrote: We've been expanding the number of third party ad companies we work with, and once again virus ads have crept into the adstream. I need anyone who has spotted trojan ads to respond to this thread with the specific URL where they saw it. If it was the Portal VIEW page, what age range was the submission rated for? There are different ads based on different ratings. Please respond, and we'll deal with these ads!

Are you doing something about those ads that hover over everything? Those are annoying trying to dodge something just to vote or watch the movie.

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 10:10 PM Reply

This isn't really a virus, however, it does not allow me to view movies/games when it appears.

http://http300.content.ru4.com/images/0719/30517.gif

It's an AOL ad.

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 10:24 PM Reply

found one here Tom http://images.trafficmp.com/tmpad/content/hotbar/intl/863.html
it was on the flash called last resort

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 10:28 PM Reply

TvP Tom can't remove the Ad's then help Tom earn money to keep the site up and running.

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 10:55 PM Reply

At 9/13/04 09:41 PM, _Nexxus_ wrote: These are some names of spyware that has entered my computer from Newgrounds.com:
-Web trends live
-Advertising.com
-Avenue A, Inc.
-DoubleClick
-HitBox
-MediaPlex
-TargetNet
-ValueClick

Here's some more:
-msbb
-winclt
-winad
-mwsoemon
-Ywehltzu
-WildTangent

These are the .exe filenames minus the extension, I'll point out more if I find any.
btw, I can view the audio portal again, thx tom!
another btw, get rid of that aol ad, my computer ALWAYS crashes within 5 minutes of viewing that ad. Every time.


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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 10:58 PM Reply

Not until recently did my virus scan pick up a trojan, and since then my pop-up blocker hasn't been stopping a lot of ads. I checked my cookie folder, and though I delete them, they keep returning. I'm not sure if Newgrounds is completely to blame, but the trojan did appear while I was watching a flash, so yeah. If it helps any, the "interactive" ads with the random shoot-em stuff haven't given me any problems to date. I certainly hope you find out the problem!

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 11:00 PM Reply

At 9/13/04 09:26 PM, -AcidRain- wrote: Now everytime I click the e (browser) it goes to my homepage.. then a popup comes up the my internet shuts off, its retarded

Acid, try this. When you boot ur pc up, if you run a windows 98 or (possibly) 2004, ctrl alt delete and check what programs are running. If any programs beside Starter, Windows, NProtect, Loadqm, Navapw, rundll32 are there, I'd highly suggest end tasking them unless you know what program it is (ie firewalls, background sound apps, ect)

You can use a website search engine and get SpySweeper or Spybot-search and destroy, they help alot.


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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 11:01 PM Reply

Any ads that spawn an app called lucomserver or Auupdate are loading spyware and adware into ur pc. I just got infected with them...(deleting them of course)


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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 13th, 2004 @ 11:14 PM Reply

Huh. There's only one thing I want to know: How the hell did these popup ads and viruses get on Newgrounds anyway?

...I think sueing would be a good way to solve the popup problem, but why not increase security on Newgrounds while at it?

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 14th, 2004 @ 12:01 AM Reply

I downloaded the new spybot search and destroy and it reported blocking the download of 'adaware' or somthing from the main page. This shits gotta get fixed, and soon!

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 14th, 2004 @ 12:13 AM Reply

An easy way to eliminate most of the ads( though not all ) is the Mozilla Firefox server. it's free and i only get one ad once in awhile by AOL when i view portal entries.
the website is: www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/
hope this helps some of you guys getting eatin' up by ads.

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 14th, 2004 @ 12:51 AM Reply

OMFG like stop with the newground pop up spammage... I hate it there are like twenty popups per second ON NOES!!! *computer explodes*

Does anyone know of a good pop up blocker?


You could really go for a chocolate chip cookie right about now...

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 14th, 2004 @ 12:54 AM Reply

hmm, i don't see any ads thankx to adblock ^__^

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 14th, 2004 @ 02:26 AM Reply

There was a misleading dialogue a while back, that would open an alert box that said "cannot open newgrounds.com"
if you see this, click the 'x' in the top right corner (of the alert box; be kind, don't close newgrounds), instead of going okay, otherwise you'll probably get screwed or something

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 14th, 2004 @ 03:50 AM Reply

At 9/14/04 02:26 AM, jimbob4213 wrote: There was a misleading dialogue a while back, that would open an alert box that said "cannot open newgrounds.com"
if you see this, click the 'x' in the top right corner (of the alert box; be kind, don't close newgrounds), instead of going okay, otherwise you'll probably get screwed or something

That's some good information. Thanks.


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while(experience/10 >= posts)
{posts++};

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Response to Virus Crackdown Sep. 14th, 2004 @ 03:57 AM Reply

http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/191882

With an AMEX American Express card AD. The actual ad that was in the correct position was an AOL AD. The American Express one was like a javascript ad that covered essential parts of the page.

Not a virus, but intrusive advertising.