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Offline Ethan Adrián

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Each time I open a web (even safe ones like google, youtube and facebook) Avast pops out with this message: "Threat Secured; We've safely aborted connection on www.example.com because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]". When I execute an analysis, Avast says my computer is clean. All I see about this malware is this annoying pop out message

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2020, 03:29:36 AM »
What browser are you using ?
Have you added any new browser add-ons recently ?

Have you tried a different browser and if so does it still happen ?

Can you attach a screenshot of the Avast Alert window (expand the More Details option), see my attached screenshot.
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Offline Ethan Adrián

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2020, 03:48:37 AM »
What browser are you using ?
Have you added any new browser add-ons recently ?

Have you tried a different browser and if so does it still happen ?

Can you attach a screenshot of the Avast Alert window (expand the More Details option), see my attached screenshot.

This Avast pop out only happens when I use google chrome browser, not in Edge or Firefox
I havent added any new browser add-ons recently. In the ss you cans see mine; these have been installed for a long time.




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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2020, 04:14:28 AM »
Yes i keep getting the same message, just today. Everything was fine yesterday.

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2020, 04:38:38 AM »
Same here; error on Chrome but not on other browsers, and it started today (November 26).  Even got that message when I logged onto this forum to try to see what's up.

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2020, 07:56:03 AM »
I am getting the same warning since 26. november when I am using Chrome.
Is there something wrong with Avast or is it my PC?

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2020, 08:25:29 AM »
Hello everyone,
I have the same problem since 26th November. I get this notification all the time only in chrome. I have not added any extensions recently and I tried to remove some. Even in the avast forum when I tried to login I got the warning pop up!

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2020, 08:52:26 AM »
Didn't happen for me till now but will report if it does. I don't use chrome, but brave browser.

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2020, 09:11:52 AM »
Same here, since the 26th.
I uninstalled Avast and re-installed the latest free version. All went well the rest of the day but today, the 27th, same thing happens since I started my laptop.
When I do a full scan, 6 malware threats are found, see attachment.


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Offline Jamie74

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2020, 09:40:03 AM »
Hi,

We have a user who is also getting this exact same issue, what is going on?  :-\

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2020, 09:44:22 AM »
Thank you for reporting your problem. Do you happen to have any of these Chrome extensions installed on your PC?

universal_video_downloader - eikbfklcjampfnmclhjeifbmfkpkfpbn
video_downloader_for_facebook - pfnmibjifkhhblmdmaocfohebdpfppkf
vk_unblock - ceoldlgkhdbnnmojajjgfapagjccblib
ok_unblock - mnafnfdagggclnaggnjajohakfbppaih
app-phone-for-instagram - bhfoemlllidnfefgkeaeocnageepbael
vimeo_video_downloader2 - cgpbghdbejagejmciefmekcklikpoeel
instagram_story_downloader - nilbfjdbacfdodpbdondbbkmoigehodg

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2020, 09:49:33 AM »
I've checked the Google Chrome extensions but I have none of these.

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #12 on: November 27, 2020, 10:30:07 AM »
Please, would you be able to provide your list of extensions you have currently installed?
We've recently discovered a new malware strain which can be spread via Chrome (but partly even Edge) browser extensions, but unfortunately, we are still investigating this, so we don't have the full list of affected extensions yet.
Alternatively, you can try to disable specific extensions (meaning the notorious "one-per-one method") and let us know if you get the same, or any other detections?

Thank you very much for your cooperation.

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #13 on: November 27, 2020, 10:56:12 AM »
These are the only extensions I have. Haven't added or deleted anything for a while.

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Re: Aborted every web connection because it was infected with JS:VDF-E [TrJ]
« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2020, 12:00:59 PM »
Btw for some odd reason I haven't had a warning for hours. Just like yesterday, pop up after pop up warning for this malware, and then suddenly it stops.
I restarted my laptop waiting for warnings when I go online, but nothing.

I am running an online scan at the moment, will leave a message if there is something found.