Author Topic: Google Chrome rampant "Infection blocked!" popups [problem solved]  (Read 4056 times)

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I've been using Avast for almost a year and it's been working great. Today, all of a sudden, every time I load a page in Chrome (and often multiple times on the same page) the attached bubble pops up. It does NOT happen in Safari.

It reads:

Infection blocked!
Avast Filesystem shield has blocked a threat.
Infection: HTML: lframe-inf
User: ameliajensen
Process: /Applications/Google Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google Chrome
File: /Users/ameliajensen/Library/Caches/Google/Chrome/Default/Cache/data_1


I can't think of anything weird I did or any unusual sites I visited that might have started this problem, and I can't find the file it's referring to. Since it says it's being blocked, I assume my computer is safe, but I can't figure out how to make it stop. Any idea why this is happening?

I'm running a full system scan right now to see if I can turn anything up.

Thanks for your help.
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 06:32:26 AM by ameliajensen »

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Re: Google Chrome rampant "Infection blocked!" popups
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2014, 06:30:39 AM »
Full system scan identified file, was able to delete. Case closed. Sorry y'all.