[pcductape] Re: about:blank

  • From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2004 12:45:40 -0800

Hi Sandi,
It's not the about:blank that gets you. The bad thing uses it with a bunch of other stuff to direct you to their page. It's listed something like this as I remember. About:blank%%%%www.something.com%%%%%%
Bob Noble
www.sonic.net/bnoble
----- Original Message ----- From: "Huntress" <sanneumann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, November 13, 2004 11:24 AM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: about:blank



In all the years that I've used NS and Mozilla I have yet to be hijacked and I've always used about:blank.


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----- Original Message ----- From: trapper
To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Saturday, November 13, 2004 1:26 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: about:blank



Am I right that switching over to Mozilla or firefox that you don't need ( least at this moment ) any of these anti-stuff!! I don't think you get hi-jacked with mozilla??

 ----- Original Message -----
 From: "Richard_Crumlich" <richard_crumlich@xxxxxxxxxxx>
 To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
 Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 10:09 PM
 Subject: [pcductape] Re: about:blank


> Hello Carl > > I use a program called Adaware Away http://www.adawareaway.com it is a > free trial and will remove about:blank hijacker.. it expires after 15 days > though unless you buy the update package... I'm too cheap... I just > redownload it about once a week and keep it on my repair disk. Check out > this link for both manual and automatic repair of this > hijacker.www.pchell.com/support/aboutblank.shtml > > > > > My personal list of much used and abused tools is > > Free Software > > Ad-Aware.. http://www.lavasoftusa.com Spyware removal tool > > Spybot Search and Destroy http://security.kolla.de Spyware removal tool > > CWShredder / Hijack This / Kill2Me > http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html Spyware removal tools > > BHODemon http://www.definitivesolutions.com/bhodemon.htm ID's and removes > Browser Helper Objects > > Stinger http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger Specialized Virus scanner.. fits on > a floppy disk > > Autoruns http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/autoruns.shtml Shows > autorun files and when you doubleclick on it takes you to it's location > > AVG Anti-virus.. http://www.grisoft.com Anti-virus new version doesn't ask > for a keycode to install.. > > Regcleaner 4.3 http://www.majorgeeks.com/download460.html Cleans registry... > be careful > > > Paid Products > > Pest Patrol http://www.pestpatrol.com very good spyware program.. but quite > paranoid will remove good programs if your not careful... example VNC and > Putty. > > Mcaffee Antivirus Command Line scanner.. see > http://www.nu2.nu/pebuilder/help/mcafee.htm for more info... come up in Safe > mode Command prompt only and run the program... very good at getting the > un-gettables... > > Adaware Away http://www.adawareaway.com very good.. but gotta buy it after > 15 days... to update it. > > > Online Scanners > > Virus... Housecall.. http://housecall.trendmicro.com Makers of PC-Cillin > > Spyware XClean http://www.spywareinfo.com/xscan.php > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Carl Martin" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 5:40 PM > Subject: [pcductape] about:blank > > > > Hi Bob, > > > > That's why I am surprised. I have no critical updates for this Windows > > 2000 unit, yet I keep getting about:blank. > > > > Carl > > ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > www.carlmartininsurance.com > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx> > > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > > Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 5:25 PM > > Subject: [pcductape] Re: avg 6 ending support > > > > > >> Hi Carl, > >> Since I installed the Microsoft critical updates, I haven't had much > > trouble > >> with this kind of stuff. Or maybe it's something to do with some new law > > they > >> passed? > >> > >> Bob Noble > >> www.sonic.net/bnoble > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send an email to > > pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field > > OR by logging into the Web interface. > > > > To view the message archives simply go to: > > http://www.freelists.org/archives/pcductape/ > > Take a look at our homepage at http://sanneumann.home.comcast.net/ > > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send an email to > pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field > OR by logging into the Web interface. > > To view the message archives simply go to: http://www.freelists.org/archives/pcductape/ > Take a look at our homepage at http://sanneumann.home.comcast.net/

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