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RE: adware showing up
From: "John Canty" <John.Canty () Vibro-Meter com>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 13:51:55 -0500

Try uninstalling any new programs such as gator (gag), or hotbar is a
good one for this. Hotbar has caused me more problems than any other
program that I have ever seen. That's just one company I would love to
see pull an Enron.

Sometimes these things just get installed as programs just like any
other, I would check that.


-----Original Message-----
From: Bev Williams [mailto:bevwilliams () inet4u com] 
Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 2:25 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: adware showing up

I just had a call from an employee that said he has adware showing up on
print window in the office programs like excel and word.

I went back there to check and, sure enough, there were ads for Norton
firewall, EasyCD, etc. on the window where you click "OK" to print.

Anyone heard of this or have any idea how to get rid of it?  AdAware
find the "malware."

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