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Just logged onto rightmove and my Norton Anti Virus just came up with:

rightmove.co.uk

Summary

•Computer Threats:

1

•Identity Threats:

0

•Annoyance factors:

0

Total threats on this site:

1

•Community Reviews:

9

Threat Report

Total threats found: 1

Small-whitebg-red Viruses (what's this?)

Threats found: 1

Here is a complete list:

Threat Name: Downloader

Location: http://media.rightmove.co.uk/13k/12623/126...DOC_00_0003.pdf

I'll not be using that site again :lol:

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Most big corporation anti virus software errs on the side of paranoia. I'm not saying this is a false alarm but on past performance most AV software constantly produces fresh scripts which contain plenty of mistakes and the potential for multiple false alarms, especially in software, but also on websites.

Caution is of course advised, but on balance these scares are found to be unjustified.

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If you use IE you deserve all you get. Firefox +adblock/noscript > IE and complete reliance on Norton Internet Paranoia Suite.

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