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#1 echeng

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 02:05 AM

Hello, everyone. We know there is a malware issue at Wetpixel.com right now. We're working to find the problem. Please make sure all of your browsers are up to date before you browse (in general, but especially at this moment).
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Posted 01 July 2012 - 05:01 AM

Warning came too late for me Eric. Was browsing the thread about how long folks keep their housings closed when I was invaded by "Security Shield" or some such thing telling me I had umpteen virus'. Then trying to get me to download their programme that I understand goes after your persomal details if you are daft enough to do so. Wouldn't let me access my malware programmes, the internet or system restore. Took me all morning to finally (and hopefully!) get rid of it. Hope you get it sorted soon

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 07:51 AM

Argh. Sorry about that, Jim. I may just take the site down while I figure this out.
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Posted 04 July 2012 - 11:52 PM

@JimG Same thing happened to me over weekend on my father-in-law's laptop- I was driven bonkers by this 'Security Shield' pop up- soo- I let the battery run down on the laptop...rebooted it and it seems to be resolved.
Just wondering tho'- do you/anyone else here think it is resolved?
I am not a computer person.

Txs in advance

D

ps. big thanks to Eric an Adam for getting us back on line with our forums! :-)
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Posted 04 July 2012 - 11:54 PM

According to Google and a security check website, the malware is gone:
http://sitecheck.suc...ts/wetpixel.com

http://www.google.co...e=wetpixel.com/
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Posted 05 July 2012 - 05:40 AM

Thanks for all your hard work getting this sorted. You have worked your socks off to get us back together and deserve all our thanks.
Now go and have a dive!

PS I like the look and feel of the new interface

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 07:09 AM

I know what it takes to maintain and solve forum problems as I used to own and manage the largest Ducati forum in the world. I truly appreciate your efforts and thank you for getting it back up and running.
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Posted 05 July 2012 - 07:41 AM

Thanks Eric for all your work to get the site back up. Look very nice in the new format. I've been working on a new store site and even with a team of developers, we're all about burned out on it.

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