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    Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    Just a warning: followed a link from a thread on this site a few days ago to Hawkeye Nation, and AVG opened up a virus warning. Ended up with the "Google redirect virus." Maybe others have to. If you have, I had to use Norton Power Eraser to get rid of it.

    Just a heads up. Last time I go to that site.



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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    Quote Originally Posted by Boorstin View Post
    Just a warning: followed a link from a thread on this site a few days ago to Hawkeye Nation, and AVG opened up a virus warning. Ended up with the "Google redirect virus." Maybe others have to. If you have, I had to use Norton Power Eraser to get rid of it.

    Just a heads up. Last time I go to that site.
    UPDATE: looks like I'm late to the game. They already know all about it over there, evidently.



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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    I got it too. Cleaned my computer and now we're good.



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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    Maybe they need a new server group.


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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    That happens when you enter The trailer park.



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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    Hawkeye Nation IS a virus.



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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    Quote Originally Posted by Boorstin View Post
    UPDATE: looks like I'm late to the game. They already know all about it over there, evidently.
    I had a warning last week from there also.

    How did you know that they know about it unless you went back and looked on the site?



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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    Quote Originally Posted by chadm View Post
    I had a warning last week from there also.

    How did you know that they know about it unless you went back and looked on the site?
    I Googled "Hawkeye Nation virus" while looking for a fix, and the Google search synopsis shows up a few pages from their site. It has only a few sentences in the summary.

    But I didn't actually click on the link and visit the site.



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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    And this is why we must always practice safe browsing.


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    Embarrassing

    Quote Originally Posted by Boorstin View Post
    I Googled "Hawkeye Nation virus" while looking for a fix, and the Google search synopsis shows up a few pages from their site. It has only a few sentences in the summary.

    But I didn't actually click on the link and visit the site.
    So THAT's where the virus came from? I reamed my kids out for that. Cost me 80 bucks to get my PC cleaned.



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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    Quote Originally Posted by iahawkhunter View Post
    And this is why we must always practice safe browsing.
    but it feels so much better without protection


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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    Happened to me too. The Google redirect virus is annoying



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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    but it feels so much better without protection
    Just hang out with a higher class of people.


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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    I thought this was going to be a joke topic.. darn was I wrong.




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    Re: Virus from Hawkeye Nation

    Yeah, because nothing like that has ever happened here.


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