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Can anything be done to stop these annoying "survey" interruptions

 



 

 



 

 



 

 

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Re: Can anything be done to stop these annoying "survey" interruptions

Sure, remove the malware redirecting you to these very clearly fake survey sites

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Re: Can anything be done to stop these annoying "survey" interruptions

Yep.

As shane says, download Malwarebytes and run it. That should clear up any issues you have.

https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/

If it persists then please post again.
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I would have thought that it might be in Virgin Medias own interest to take action against the company or companies posting this annoying rubbish.

They might not know who is posting it but it should not be very difficult to threaten legal action against the companies advertising there.

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Re: Can anything be done to stop these annoying "survey" interruptions

I'm pretty sure any of the companies listed are either fake or real ones having their names used without their permission.

The whole thing is a scam. None of it is real.
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Re: Can anything be done to stop these annoying "survey" interruptions


woodifer wrote:

I would have thought that it might be in Virgin Medias own interest to take action against the company or companies posting this annoying rubbish.

They might not know who is posting it but it should not be very difficult to threaten legal action against the companies advertising there.


Chances are its just checking your ISP's hostmask and displaying the appropriate name, there isn't much they can really do about that, its part of the information sent to a web server when you connect

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Re: Can anything be done to stop these annoying "survey" interruptions

I've just started getting this malware survey on my PC too. I have run malwarebytes but it did not stop it. It opens my browser by itself and shows this fake survey. Anyone else had this and successfully removed it?

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shanematthews wrote:

Sure, remove the malware redirecting you to these very clearly fake survey sites


use a browser with ad blocker and privacy options ,like chrome. they will block it, once enabled

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a little googling says it's spread by Facebook links

 

https://www.symantec.com/security_response/attacksignatures/detail.jsp?asid=27328

 

 






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Hmmm, interesting. It says its spread by surveys on social media sites but i have never filled out a survey on or via FB, the only site i use. In fact the only survey I have filled out was 1 from Virgin Media after contacting their customer support just a few days before i started to get this fake survey. It makes me wonder if this infection came from VM's servers?

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