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Avast detects and blocks a threat every time I open a page on MN

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piknmixer Sat 09-Jul-16 09:27:57

Screenshot attached. It's a downloader and it's happening on every page I open.

Is this happening for anyone else using Avast?

I'm on laptop running Firefox 47.0.1 and Windows 10.

PaulDacresMicroPenis Sat 09-Jul-16 10:03:04

Same here piknmixer! Not sure why it's happening, I've reported this thread to MNHQ so someone sees it.

FlissMumsnet (MNHQ) Sat 09-Jul-16 10:12:56

Thanks for letting us know about this - we've passed this on to our tech team to take a look

WholeAgain Sat 09-Jul-16 12:52:45

Me too. On a PC using Chrome. Windows 10

RaspberryOverload Sat 09-Jul-16 13:14:46

I came here to create a thread to report this as well.

I'm using Avast, on a laptop, windows 10, and it's telling me that it keeps blocking the same file.

Having looked up what the file is, I'm glad it's currently being blocked.

notsomanky Sat 09-Jul-16 13:17:35

Same here,

Windows 10 on Google Chrome on desktop

RaspberryOverload Sat 09-Jul-16 13:17:49

Don't know if it's significant, but I'm also using firefox

Bremusa Sat 09-Jul-16 13:29:46

Me too on laptop running windows 10 on chrome.

PlentyOfPubeGardens Sat 09-Jul-16 13:32:11

Me too, Windows 7, Firefox and same message on Avast.

Borka Sat 09-Jul-16 13:33:53

Me to,using Microsoft edge & Windows 10.

DoctorTwo Sat 09-Jul-16 13:54:03

It was doing it to me too, Win7 and Firefox 48

Samcro Sat 09-Jul-16 13:55:25

Was happeneing to me on my mac

PaulDacresMicroPenis Sat 09-Jul-16 15:29:39

Still happening, I'm curious as to what the file is Raspberry I'm too scared to check grin

ABloodyDifficultWoman Sat 09-Jul-16 15:39:24

Just happened to me too - Desktop, Firefox, Windows 8

Jasonandyawegunorts Sat 09-Jul-16 15:41:21

I'm gettign the same.
Desktop, windows 7 firefox and avast.

JS:downloader-DFD trojen

RaspberryOverload Sat 09-Jul-16 16:10:06

I'm hopeful that Tech has managed to sort this, as it's not happened in the last few minutes.

RaspberryOverload Sat 09-Jul-16 16:13:52

Scrub my last.

While it's not happening on MN right now for me, it's just happened on another site I just accessed.

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