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    Who or what is this

    I was viewing TFSA this PM and suddenly my machine speeds up and there is a ping like a reminder of an email I click on the task bar and there is a window telling me I won an Ipad

    What is this, has someone hacked TFSA and is piggybacking with ambush tactics, they wouldnt go away until I rebooted the computer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wynn View Post
    What is this, has someone hacked TFSA and is piggybacking with ambush tactics
    TFSA is effectively monitored by Google and Nortons Safesite - and I haven't had any malware warnings...

    Try scanning your pc with Avast!, including a rootkit scan on startup.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    I seem to have found the problem?
    I did not quit skype last time I was on and it seems someone trolls the numbers to find who is on line then harrasses them with spammy messages.
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    Chuffed you got to the bottom of it, Wynn.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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