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    Hacking for Dummies?

    Whenever I click a link on neopets it directs me to https://www.google.com/search?q=hacking+for+dummies ... this is on firefox. What's going on here?

    EDIT: Looks like it's fixed now. What happened here?
    Last edited by Graff; 05-23-2013 at 09:04 PM.

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    @Graff

    Generally automatic re-directs are a symptom of a virus, but if it's gone away that is really odd. It could be you picked up something and whatever security system you have just took awhile to clean it up. Hard to say really. If it was just neopets.com that caused the re-directs and no other website, then it's likely that someone was playing around with the site, and has nothing to do with your computer. Hard to tell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Graff View Post
    Whenever I click a link on neopets it directs me to https://www.google.com/search?q=hacking+for+dummies ... this is on firefox. What's going on here?

    EDIT: Looks like it's fixed now. What happened here?
    Are you using TOR with fire fox?

    I just had the same thing happen

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pestix View Post
    Are you using TOR with fire fox?

    I just had the same thing happen
    Yes, that's exactly how it started for me.... I put on TOR with firefox and hit the logout button which redirected me. It stopped on its own but I wanted to be safe so I ended up trying out ComboFix which deleted a couple of strange files and also got rid of dead shortcuts. I still don't know what the issue was.

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    Last edited by Easel; 06-26-2013 at 07:37 AM.

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    ohhh that's what you were up to lol :LLL

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