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#673
Virus Warning
WTXDIVER - 7/19/2008 12:23 PM
Category: General
Replies: 7



I was browsing scuba supply web pages. The link below has several viruses attached to it. My Norton Mcafee and SpyBot all went crazy. I have spent the last couple of hours cleaning and restoring the computers on my home net. Please add it to your restricted sites in your web browser. The portion in red is the actual link.


Thank God for good antivirus programs if you dont have one get one and use it often.


Jay
XXXXX werevkac.110mb.com/scuba-di5a/index.html XXXXXX
#4846
Eve - 7/19/2008 12:24 PM
Thank you for the heads up !!!!!!!
#14167
GenoMc - 7/19/2008 1:38 PM
Thanks so much for the info on that site!! I’m always browsing scuba supply web pages, So now i know one to avoid!! Thanks again!
#3936
seawolfdiving - 7/19/2008 11:03 PM


Are there any computer experts out there who can answer this question?


My dive computer connects to my PC. When it is connected I am able to download dive data/log from the dive computer to the PC. I am also able to upload settings from the PC to the dive computer.


If my PC has a virus, can that virus be transmitted to my dive computer? If so, then how would I know and how would I correct the problem?


 
#51693
Greg - 7/21/2008 10:42 AM


From seawolfdiving: If my PC has a virus, can that virus be transmitted to my dive computer? If so, then how would I know and how would I correct the problem?



That’s a good question. You should start another forum topic just for this question. I don’t know the answer to it...but I’m sure someone does.
#1440
POLISHSCUBADIVER - 7/22/2008 7:25 PM
how do i add this in my comuter. so it will not let me open the link? thank you
#964
Pyrifera - 7/24/2008 11:35 PM
I use OS X. Therefore, no virii. Just a thought.

And no, a PC virus targets a particular operating system or application (m$ Offices/Word) or, rarely, a specific piece of hardware. Something that can harm WinDoze cannot affect the OS’s in Suunto or Oceanic or Mares etc. devices.