Jaguar Forums Feedback & Suggestion Center Need help with Jaguar Forums? Ask here! Have a suggestion to help improve Jaguar Forums? Tell us here....THIS SECTION IS NOT FOR TECHNICAL QUESTIONS

Virus threat in 'Parts diagram' link

Old 01-01-2015, 04:36 PM
stetson1's Avatar
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Central florida
Posts: 334
Received 32 Likes on 27 Posts
Default Virus threat in 'Parts diagram' link

I just clicked on one of the DYI 'PARTS DIAGRAM' link, showing it to be in pdf form and before I could click CANCEL, IT HAD ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Be careful guys. There may have been something I could have done FIRST and avoided the hassle, but, IT GOT ME!

I consider myself a little bit savvy with computers and that didn't save me!!!

Many large American companies are being hacked lately so, these evil SOB's are active and don't care where they plant their seeds of evil.

The link I clicked on was the first XK8 PARTS, File 1 by (hlgeorge)

I'm not saying hlgeorge is responsible, just it's the one that I clicked on.

NASTY VIRUS took over my computer and had to restart in Safe Mode and use System Restore. It worked.

Old 01-01-2015, 04:41 PM
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 8,364
Received 3,780 Likes on 2,216 Posts

Which site is this? Don't post up the link but can you tell us where?
Old 01-01-2015, 05:46 PM
GGG's Avatar
GGG is offline
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Durham, UK
Posts: 109,151
Received 10,342 Likes on 8,499 Posts

I've followed the same link you used:

1. opens forum MediaFire download location with options to View or Download

Virus threat in 'Parts diagram' link-parts_1.jpg

2. selecting View opens the PDF

Virus threat in 'Parts diagram' link-parts_2.jpg

3. selecting Download gives no alerts on Bitdefender Total Security

Virus threat in 'Parts diagram' link-parts_3.jpg

4. scanning the downloaded PDF on my PC shows no issues

Virus threat in 'Parts diagram' link-parts_4.jpg

Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Scott B
PRIVATE For Sale / Trade or Buy Classifieds
10-24-2015 01:29 PM
PRIVATE For Sale / Trade or Buy Classifieds
09-19-2015 12:53 PM
XJ XJ6 / XJR6 ( X300 )
09-15-2015 07:35 AM
XK / XKR ( X150 )
09-08-2015 09:02 AM
TC Johnson
XK8 / XKR ( X100 )
09-02-2015 09:30 AM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Virus threat in 'Parts diagram' link

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: