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Malware that steals passwords when logging on web-page ?

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Hi Everyone,

The other day I recieved a e-mail from Citi-bank saying I needed to click the e-mail link to log on and change my password. Of course I didn't, because Citi-bank dosen't send such e-mails to debit card holders. But when I tried to log on, from their web-page, I found that my password/user name no longer worked. I called them, and they re-set my password.

And tonight, when I tried to click, to log on my Net-Spend debit card web-site, I recieved a download pop-up, asking me to Run or Save some sort of Font file. I knew something was wrong so I cancealed, which means I couldn't log on.

This happened with Internet Explorer 8. But when I used my Opera browser, the suspcious download pop-up didn't appear, and I was able to sucessfully log on via Opera.

I was afraid some sort of malware was in Internet Explorer 8, so I used Revo to totally un-install Internet Explorer 8 from my computer. And I won't re-install tell I get some answers.

I ran both a Malwarebytes and a AVG scan, but nothing turned up with either scan.

Any ideas what sort of malware could be trying to disrupt and steal my log on info ?

And how could I go about detecting and removing it ?

Feedback will be appreciated .


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