the Addresses for the affected sites have VERY long strings of letters and numbers
This is not unusual for certain sites, such as when checking mail in Yahoo, or doing searches at Best Buy. But the link you gave me, the first one, is suspicious, though it looks identical
to the Hotmail site.
Please download and run hijackthis
Do a scan and then save a log. Take the log and ATTACH IT (do not post)
to your next post. In order to attach it, you will either need to change the .log
extension to .txt
, or you will have to put the log into a compressed (zipped)
We do not like to post hijackthis logs in sections other than the malware forum as we do not want to encourage people to post malware issues in this forum.
I am not looking for malware. I am looking for what programs or combinations of programs might cause this behavior. If I notice any malware, I will redirect you to the malware forum.