[Closed] Avast! "Dodged a bullet" pop-up message


Is this dangerous or do you know for a fact that its a harmless false alert?

  1. False alert for sure

    0 vote(s)
  2. Dangerous for sure

    0 vote(s)
  3. Possibly dangerous

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Jul 10, 2012
  1. I usually watch episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia on "" linked through "" and avast is always giving me some pop-up avast notification saying:

    avast! saved your computer from crashing

    You just dodged a bullet

    You may be wondering how you ended up with a virus, especially if you were visiting a 'normal' site. The latest research from the avast! Virus Lab shows that more than 80% of malware (viruses, spyware, and the like) spreads through legitimate websites, with only 1% coming from suspicious or 'dodgy' sites.
    Good thing avast! had your back.


    Infection Details
    Process: C:UsersdanielAppDataLocalGoogleChr...
    Infection: URL:Mal

    This is probably just some fake alert to get me to buy upgrade protection but I just wanted to make sure, also scanned my computer and found nothing..any ideas?
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    is the exact link that comes up when I press "more details" on the avast pop up that comes out
  2. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,261   +92

    Sorry, but we can't help piracy-related issues.
    DragonMasterJay likes this.
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