I've got spyware!!??
satyam at sklinks.com
Thu Feb 23 09:30:18 PST 2006
On Thursday 23 February 2006 07:43, Dave McCammon wrote:
> --- Garrett Cooper <youshi10 at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> > On Feb 23, 2006, at 12:19 AM, Joseph Vella wrote:
> > > autoscrolling feature, when all of a sudden some
> > ugly website pops
> > > up. It
> > > was something I clicked with the mouse wheel. I
> > tried it again and
> > > sure
> > > enough the same site pops up. It was kind of
> I think it is something in Firefox. I see the same
> thing. When the middle mouse button is clicked on a
> page, it goes to a seemingly random page.(Notice
> It looks like it can be disable by typeing
> "about:config" in the address bar of firefox and
> changing the middlemouse.contentloadurl to false.
> Also, google "middlemouse.contentloadurl" for what it
> does. It has something to do with loading clipboard
> contents as URL.
> There is a mention of a "Google "I'm Feeling Lucky""
> search being done, which may be what you are seeing.
That was it. When select and copy text then click on the mousewheel inside
Firefox, a random page pops up. When I delete the contents of the clipboard,
click on the mouse then wheel nothing happens. It was strange when I didn't
know what was going on.
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