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Original Poster:

859 posts

100 months

Wednesday 22nd May 2013
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Anyone have an idea what this is?
On any given webpage, various random words are in blue and underlined - I'm using Chrome and clicking on them takes me to another site. Is it spyware / an extension? Is very irritating!


marshalla

15,566 posts

109 months

Wednesday 22nd May 2013
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It's spy/adware.

Have a look in your Chrome plugins for something like Intellitxt and remove it.


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slow_poke

923 posts

142 months

Wednesday 22nd May 2013
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Sounds like Yontoo.

Filthy little bugger, I hate them

Crafty_

9,733 posts

108 months

Wednesday 22nd May 2013
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Sometimes you find forums (not this one mind) have something that does that, when you click the link it earns then a tiny bit of money.

I would assume you've got some sort of malware that someone is earning money from.

check your browser plugins and download malware bytes, see if that finds it.