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Can someone please check a website for spyware/virus??

I clicked on hxxp://tinyurl.com/nfpjryc link, is there a way to check if the web page had anything harmful on it?


The url redirected me to the following: Photo Screen Shot of Webpage


hxxp://i1306.photobucket.com/albums/...ps9950b351.jpg ( A malwarebytes scan didn't find anything.)





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Now that we got this thread settled  :P


If you have a Yahoo! account and you fell for the Phishing attempt, please reset your Yahoo! account password ASAP. 

If you have a Yahoo! account and are unsure...reset your password anyway !


** Make sure it is a Strong Password too.

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If you have to continually ask about malware from a Phishing site then I strongly suggest that you change your Yahoo! account password anyway (making sure it is a it is a Strong Password) just to be on the safe side.


An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and that is my prescription.

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I am just a home user, but I strongly agree with David's expert advice.
Also, it would help us to better help you if you could provide a bit of system information with some preliminary scans.
Please read the following and post back attached to your next reply the 3 requested logs - Diagnostic Logs (the 3 logs are: FRST.txt, Addition.txt and CheckResults.txt)

If they point to something suspicious we can better advise you as to how to get help in the correct area of the forum.





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It's certainly up to you. :)
You posted in the forum seeking advice.
Advice was offered, but you seem reluctant to take it.
If you suspect that your yahoo! account could have been compromised, then it would be a good idea to follow David's advice.
 As far as these questions are concerned:

To find out if malware has got onto my PC? I thought malwarebytes software could scan for malware?


Alas, not even MBAM can prevent 100% of computer infections with the many, many 1000s of malware variants.

And no software can protect a user from unsafe computing practices -- some of the "bad guys" are very good at the sort of phishing scam you reported.

And even the most advanced users can be fooled sometimes.

This pinned topic explains more about how computer infections can occur: The complexity of finding, preventing, and cleanup from malware
Here are a few other links with helpful information:
So how did I get infected in the first place?
How did I get infected?
Answers to common security questions - Best Practices
List of well known antivirus products
Six tips to help you stay safer online


The FRST scan would be a preliminary tool to look for possible evidence of possible infection.

Without those logs no one here can determine if you may or may not be infected.

But it's certainly up to you. :)


Thank you again,

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Do you recommend turning off real-time protection for Microsoft Security Essentials. Before scanning with malwarebytes?

NO, that is a bad idea and is not necessary.
If you wish to set mutual exclusions between MBAM and MSE, the MBAM files to exclude in MSE are listed in this post (just the one reply, not the entire thread).

Having said that, your logs show a couple of things:
1. You are running MBAM in compatibility mode -- that is neither recommended nor necessary and it can cause problems for the program.
2. There is evidence of infection with at least minor PUPs.
As such I suggest that you might want to please follow the advice in this pinned topic: Available Assistance For Possibly Infected Computers.
It explains the options for free, expert help >>AND<< the preliminary steps to take to expedite the process.

>>As you have already run FRST, you just need to start a NEW topic in the malware removal area.
A malware analyst will guide you through the cleanup process and with getting MBAM properly installed and configured..


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There is a compatibility flag setting for MBAM that shows up in your logs.

Your expert helper over in the malware removal section will assist you with sorting this out.

They will walk you through some deeper scans of the system, to be sure you are clean.


As far as PUPs and "infection", yes, David is correct from a strictly semantic standpoint, of course.

However, many PUPs behave similar to "malware" (and can interfere with MBAM), and the distinction is mired in legalistic discussions.

I have neither desire nor expertise to debate the use of "infection" and "PUP" in the same sentence. :D

I suppose a purist would say that there are PUPs (and other sorts of undesirable software) installed on the system.

Those PUPs do not themselves connote "infection".

A PUP to one person might be "malware" to another, narrow legal definitions not withstanding.

Either way, as a general rule, they are not the sort of programs one would want to have on one's computer.

And it may require the use of other, deeper scans to be sure that there are not other, bonafide "malware" infections on the computer.



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This site here has reappeared




Sorry I posted the wrong pages


Just left my PC for a while and these website pages appear again, must be timed to appear at certain times. And I never get them if I'm surfing the web.


Never had problems with popups until clicking on the fake yahoo site.




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Please try to be patient and wait for an expert helper in your other topic here: https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/157888-evidence-of-infection-with-at-least-minor-pups/


The forum is quite busy and most of the helpers are volunteers.

The more you "bump" and reply to that topic, the more likely there may be delay in getting expert help:



NOTE: Please do not post back to (bump) your topic within the first 48 hours.
Replying to your own post changes the post count and helpers are looking for topics with zero replies.
If you reply to your own post helpers may think that you're already being helped and thus overlook your post.

  • If there is no reply after 48 hours, you may reply to the topic, asking again for help, OR you may send a Private Message to a Moderator, asking for help.

Alternatively, you may contact Consumer Support here




In the meantime, you might want to follow David's original advice here in this thread -- FROM A KNOWN CLEAN COMPUTER -- to change your yahoo! credentials.


Thank you again,

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From the link you click on.  



URL Terminated

The TinyURL (nfpjryc) you visited was used by its creator in violation of our terms of use. TinyURL has a strict no abuse policy and we apologize for the intrusion this user has caused you. Such violations of our terms of use include:

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  • Malware
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