Firefox window resizes & malware detected

April 1, 2011 at 15:07:27
Specs: Windows XP
For the last week if I do a random search in Firefox (searching for vehicle templates) the window will resize to about a 2" box. When I maximize it, it says something like "Malware detected. Fast scan in progress" - there is an "OK" button. I can navigate away from the page with no problem. The pages point to AND (different url's at different days)

I have run a virus scan (NOD32), a MalwareBytes scan, Spybot & Spyware Blaster scans & none of them have found anything. All are updated & current.

I suppose it's possible it's just a fake page & I don't have a virus/malware but the chances of getting the message on the wide range of images it would be a heck of a coincidence.

Any ideas?

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April 3, 2011 at 15:51:49
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April 11, 2011 at 00:50:43
All good virus checking activities, but the ones he is pointing to are fake pages.

Note: "" is a domain ( owned by a company who offers free subdomain redirection services.

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