Spyware, viruses, & security forum: Porn virus help please!

by: auxte-230 September 6, 2009 7:32 AM PDT

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Porn virus help please!

by auxte-230 - 9/6/09 7:32 AM

My gf's daughter asked me to look at their computer because she was getting a pop up internet security virus/malware. When I did, about 10-12 porn sites showed up in the history for the last two days. I erased the links, rebooted explorer, and they came up again. I erased them again then rebooted the computer and they were gone. About a week later, porn icons filled the computer screen. My gf took the computer to an expert(who happens to work for the police in this field) he looked into it, and determined that the only way this could have happened was by actually going to porn sites. I don't think he found anything in cookies or anywhere else as far as I know. I know that I didnt go to any sites at all and I'm also pretty sure her daughter didnt either. I did see some music download stuff but was told it was never opened or used. So my question is - Is it possible for this to happen without going to a porn-type site? Because of this, my relationship ended with my gf but maybe this can help someone else that is put in this situation that is innocent.

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