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Just Had A Worrying "java" Download Which Was Classed As A Threat (Possible Virus?) From My Mcafee Antivirus Which Looked Like It Came From This Sites Page

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Henrietta | 15:16 Sat 16th Aug 2014 | Technology
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I had other windows open but the java download was only on this sites page/in fron of the url unless it came from another page and tries to try and hide itself to disguise where it came from? I've never had this

It said something like "you need to download a java update" then i clicked the "x" to make it disappear then a tab came up saying something like "Are you sure you wish to cancel" again then I clicked the "x" to make it disappear and then instead of canceling it started to instantly download the supposed "java" update!

I instantly clicked "Cancel" and then on the left a tab suddenly popped up from the Mcafee virus stating that "Threats to be removed was cancelled" or something like that.

I just want to state that Mcafee came free with my computer a few years ago and it's still here and pops up time to time to warn me about possible threats and then to ask me to subscribe to the paid version so am not sure whether this had anything to do with it.

Just as I was typing this long post I had a popup from an authent looking ad from ism2pub.com which I just found here

http://malwaretips.com/blogs/s-m2pub-com-removal/

To be a virus so will remove it. Will my M.S.E or Malwarebytes find it or do I need to uninstall it in my "Uninstall recent programs as the site above states?

Also is this connected to the afore mentioned earlier "java" update?

Thanks in advance as i'm logging off and removing the virus in a minute and then logging off until I come back later. :)

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I doubt any mods have a weekend/out of hours hotline to the Ed, Henrietta. I'm sure he'll see all the posts on Monday.
Something needs to be done about these rogue ads or people will just take the action that works but clearly we and the Ed don't want as the site relies on adverts
There are malicious rogue adverts afflicting this site in addition to the chronic performance problems caused by five concurrent animated adverts.

Blocking all the adverts fixes the immediate problem but reduces the revenue to the site.

C'est la vie.

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