| 01-30-2010, 08:53 PM || #2 |
Join Date: May 2008
| | Re: Has anyone else gotten this? Does my computer have a virus? Help would be appreciated...
Interesting. I don't believe it's a virus, although it never hurts to do an extra scan when you get something unusual like that. That appears to be a phishing pop-up that is trying to get a user-id and password from you. Phishing scams are prevalent on the internet, often looking like legitimate requests to get private information. It certainly doesn't belong here on WI. Since Justin just removed the ads that had trojans in them, maybe he can check this out as well. I did a search on mail.ringconsulting and all the of the hits were in another language, hungarian it seems. You did the right thing to not enter any information, although it's pretty vague about WHICH user-id and password it wants. Again, though, it doesn't belong here and needs to be reported to an admin, in my opinion. I'm still paranoid after the last round of viruses, so wouldn't take any chances. And like I said, if ever in doubt, do a scan.
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