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    use.com displaying wierd behaviour

    I've just been to a classroom where a child was on use.com's image search, he had searched for something like "basil and feta pizza". After the images had been displayed text started appearing in the search box. Full words, but nothing that actually made sense.

    There's no malware on the machine's, AV is up todate, we're behind a NAT, netstat shows up nothing odd.

    Unless the website is malicious I can't see where else the text could be coming from, does anyone have any ideas?

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    Re: use.com displaying wierd behaviour

    have you got a proxy doing some filtering?

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    Re: use.com displaying wierd behaviour

    Yes, Symantec Web Security, can't get any other machine to replicate the problem though and they're all logged on with the same settings. Bizarre!

    The words in the search box were appearing letter by letter as if they were being typed in, it's not like the filter's doing odd things.

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    Re: use.com displaying wierd behaviour

    trojan/virus/spyware on the machine?

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    Re: use.com displaying wierd behaviour

    I've checked using Defender and nothing has shown up, Symantec AV is flagging nothing up either.

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    Re: use.com displaying wierd behaviour

    Windows Defender sucks. Use a real spyware scanner.

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    Re: use.com displaying wierd behaviour

    Recently I was told about an excellent Free programme from the Gritsoft stable, its called Ewido and a google search finds it's home easily.

    As with their Zone Alarm Firewall and AVG virus software they have a beefier to buy version available.

    I have found the free Ewido scanner first rate.

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