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How to close phony virus alert webpages? [Closed]


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OGdexter

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I have occasionally had these phony "virus alerts" come up when browsing, My AV (Bitdefender) tells me it has detected them and wiped them out from my computer.

Bitdefender identifies them as phishing attempts and fraud alerts. When they come up I can't close the page and the back button won't work either, Then the only way I could deal with it was to bring up the Task Manager and close the (Chrome) browser.

 

Is there any other way to escape from these fraudulent web pages? or prevent them from showing up in the first place?


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Hello OGdxter,

You appear to have a malware issue. Malware issues are not addressed in this form. Please follow directions below and someone in Malware forum will assist you.

http://www.geekstogo...cleaning-guide/
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No malware, AV took care of that. Just wanted a way to close the fraud page without resorting to Task Manager to close the browser. Fraud tab freezes up and won't close, or let me switch to another tab.
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It's possible other malware was installed that the Av missed.

Follow my instructions and post in malware forum, Ill be waiting. Post the 2 log reports from Farber Recovery Scan Tool.
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It is possible that the web page loads itself several times so that the back button appears to not work.  However, it would be best to have the system checked as zep516 suggests.  They will do a great job making sure that nothing else is interfering with the function of the browser (malware, adware, bad settings, etc.).


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Due to lack of feedback, this topic has been closed.

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