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Security issue with games add on?

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Recently, since downloading FF 4.0 I have been receiving messages from AVG security saying that this FF game add on has been blocked. Is this a security issue that one should be concerned about?

Recently, since downloading FF 4.0 I have been receiving messages from AVG security saying that this FF game add on has been blocked. Is this a security issue that one should be concerned about?

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What game add-on?

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Hi TonyE It comes up on my AVG Online Shield findings as: Adware Adinstaller.Funweb akexe.imgfarm.com/exes 2.3.78.25.au3/mwsautSp.exe_2 Object was blocked

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Funweb is a range of adware programs. They can insert a toolbar, send information about your browsing to a third party and bombard you with pop-ups. As AVG picked it up you should be safe.

As a precaution I recommend running some malware scanners. It is best to run several as each will pick up things that the others miss. Some scanners you can try are:

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Many thanks. I shall follow your recommendations.