[fw-wiz] Re: firewall-wizards digest, Vol 1 #625 - 2 msgs

From: Mike Barkett (mbarkett@nfr.com)
Date: 08/01/02


From: "Mike Barkett" <mbarkett@nfr.com>
To: <firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com>
Date: Thu Aug  1 12:19:01 2002

Not sure how this relates to your firewall, but have you scanned your system
with AdAware? Periodically run this in addition to your everyday virus
software:

http://www.lavasoft.com

-MAB

----- Original Message -----
> To: firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com
> From: WebMaster@rbfcu.org
> Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2002 09:06:29 -0500
> Subject: [fw-wiz] weird browser behavior...possible compromise...any
ideas?
>
> Home XP computer on DSL running norton system works...IE is VERY
slow...you
> put your cursor in the address bar and type...and it's 20 seconds or so
> before the letters appear. You go to any site, and it takes quite a while
> for the page to come up. So I installed NS 6.2 thinking it's just a
> browser corruption. When I bring up NS, and don't do anything, words
start
> appearing in the address bar...
>
> something like this.
>
> ......start appearing then the word *to* then the word *you* then some
more
> .....'s
>
> And if you put your cursor in the address bar to type a url, the message
> overrides what you're typing.
>
> Any ideas folks? This ones got me stumped...
>
>
> Thanks,
> Michael Sorbera
> Intelligent Computer Services
>