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Adobe Flash Player stopped a potentially unsafe operation

Feb 9, 2009 10:40 AM

Does anyone know what this is about: a popup appeared which said:
Adobe Flash Player stopped a potentially unsafe operation
The following local application on your computer or network:
is trying to communicate with the Internet-enabled location:

It then goes on to advise that if I want to allow the communication I should click on Settings.

This sounds like a virus problem. Can anyone advise me on this?
Thanks in advance.
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    Feb 9, 2009 7:36 PM   in reply to iberg1
    Hi Iberg1-
    Good catch!
    I Googled both "javascript:parent.payload 1018" and ""
    javascript:parent.... could be OK or bad (trojan from 2005), but to have it want to communicate with
    msn.server..... id'd as B-S trojan/malware (bad). Hacker stuff.
    Be on the safe side.
    Run MBAM and SAS (or your preferred malware and spyware progs) throw it into quarrantine!
    Let 'er rot!
    btw- you're famous, now in google!
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    Feb 11, 2009 7:12 PM   in reply to iberg1
    Hi Iberg1-
    Sorry about all the acronyms.
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (free!)
    SuperAntiSpyware (free!)
    Trojan Remover 6.7.5 (free trial, no $ up front-good as free)
    All can be downloaded at
    All are easy to install/uninstall.
    Good hunting!
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