eAnthology - What is it? have I been hacked?
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I was surfing in the net today (56K) and all of the sudden this Stopsign program pops up telling me to scan for viruses. I have Kerio firewall and AVG running at the time. I never knew I had install this program, does anyone know if it's come pre installed in XP ? I've removed it now as I think AVG is enough.

The weird thing is that all of the sudden it turned up in my program shotcuts & Desktop and it was right at the end in the Programs shotcuts. Which mean it's just got installed, but I've only been connected for a few minutes and only surfing the usual forums that I do daily.

How could this happen? It was like a pop up window but it installed a program in my HD as well!
 
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Do you have anymore details other than a "Stopsign" name?
Do you remember what sites you visited out of the ordinary?
 
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www.eAnthology.net

I was looking at this forum at them time and wondering why it was taking so long to load! I was only connected on the net for about 5 minutes when this thing popped up in my system tray. This bright red icon pops up and it's hard not to see it.
 
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Oh, silly me.

(God forbid I should actually read the titles!
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Maybe you clicked on "scan now" by mistake?
This will install their AV scanning software for you to try(and then buy)
I think that the site is legitimate
 
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Something strange just happened to me as well...I swear I clicked view new posts and I was brought to some other site. I don't remember the name, but it was pretty weird. I just hit back and did it again and it was fine.
 
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Halloween Ghosts in the machine, maybe?
 
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