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Old 11-10-2001, 04:33 AM   #1
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Default adpowerzone and virus scanner

after adding adpowerzone code to the main page i got some complains from vistors telling me the server got virus and that their trojan virus scanner have detected it
anyone else had this problem
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Old 11-10-2001, 01:22 PM   #2
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Unhappy I had the same problem

It seems they have some scummy advertisers that install viral ad code generators on your system. Popups start appearing on your system even when you don't have any browsers open.

I complained several times and they claimed they had tracked down the bad guys, but each time it would reapear.

I had lots of users complaining. Finally I pulled their code.

Looks like they still haven't figured out who is doing it.
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