Browser hijacked, can't update.
Posted 06 October 2010 - 03:42 PM
My browser has been hijacked -- everything sends me to a google analytics link.
I am running win Xp sp3 with Norton Internet Security, and a completel system scan (with Norton up to date) does not detect anything.
I have downloaded the free version of Ad-aware but can't update the definitions:
Web update returns:
connection error, check your settings errorcode = -1
I have tried all methods described in the FAQs without success.
I also tried the manual update but the link [ http://download.lava...public/core.zip ]
is not working!
I ran a scan with the old definitions and nothing was picked up.
Any help is appreciated
Posted 06 October 2010 - 05:56 PM
I was same connection error, but after uninstall and reinstall Ad-Aware, this problem is solved.
Oh, I am using google, here is a link with same problem, and with the solution for you: http://www.google.co...e...59abe&hl=en
You have a Trojan Horse with DNS poisoning.
Edited by cinke, 06 October 2010 - 06:01 PM.
Posted 06 October 2010 - 09:14 PM
You can access that link from these pages:
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