happened 2 times in 2 days

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bob c
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Post Posted December 10th, 2017, 3:54 am

happened 2 times in 2 days. going to link on google for passwords extensions for FF 57--got the 1st picture. I'm a winner. Take survey for a chance to win $1000 on amazon. Both times I backed out. Back at google search page, selected exact same link again, (FF 57 password extension search), 2nd hit (exact same link) I went to the site in the 2nd picture.

What do you think, trying to install a hijack ransomware file capture take control of my computer on me?




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Post Posted December 10th, 2017, 5:53 am

It's possible.
Clear the browser cache ( Tools->Options->Privacy & Security->Cached web content->click on "Clear now" )
Also delete any cookies relating to Google Search (Tools->Options->Privacy & Security->click on "Show Cookies" and remove any related ones.)

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