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Pal Tig

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New at this so please bear with me.

I recently signed up with Paypal and today when I was going thru some pictures my firewall,SygatePersonal Firewall, kept popping up indicating that Outlook Express, MSIMN.EXE, was blocked from sending out. Upon checking the log I found that Outlook was was trying to send out to- images.paypal.com(216.113.188.36) or (64.4.241.187).
I don't understand what is happening here and can only guess that Paypal was catuing MY images and sending them to their headquarters,but Why?
Can I trust Paypal?
Hope you can help.
Thanks
Pal
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dsenette

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paypall cannot capture anything from your computer, and doesn't install any software on your machine to facilitate using your mail client....there is a fake version of paypall (sorry, don't remember what it's called) that sometimes will send you an email telling you someone has accessed your account and to click something...which puts you to a website that steals your info when you enter it...sounds like your machine has the funk

Please go to the malware forum in my signature and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE .

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.
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Pal Tig

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dsenette,

Thanks for quick response,however, as I said in my message, I am new at this and and don't understand your instructions.
"Please go to the malware forum in my signature and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE ."
I got lost with the first part.
I also still do not understand "why" Outlook Express would be trying to contact "images.paypal.com", not just once but 5-6 times while I was looking at images.Seems awfully bizarre to me.
Once again,Thanks
Pal
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Hi :) Pal Tig,

First we need you to go here:
http://www.geekstogo...?showtopic=2852

And then follow all the instructions. And a lot of the time the programs you download and clean your system with will take care of your problem.

And after you do all the installs and the checking/cleaning of your system, then install the HJT (HiJack This) Program "follow directions on how to use"

And then once your done with the HJT scan, copy it and paste it in a new post here:

http://www.geekstogo...o-Here-f37.html

Dont forget to make sure you explain what your issue is that your having.

If you have any other questions feel free to ask!





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I split your thread off and put your HJT log into the malware removal forum where it belongs.

You can find it here.

http://www.geekstogo...showtopic=63205

Thread closed :)

ScHwErV :tazz:
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