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Odin site download full of viruses??

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By Jettubby, Senior Member on 10th April 2014, 12:22 AM
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26th February 2015, 10:56 PM |#11  
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Oh bollocks I just downloaded the Sammy drivers from there and was wondering why its copying so many files and slowing down my system. As I was installing it I saw this thread and quickly aborted the installation but it had been running for about 30mins. I am now running zonealarm antivirus program to check the amount of damage done. Thanks for this thread as I would have been clueless without it.
8th March 2015, 04:52 AM |#12  
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I too am a victim. I realized to late. Running malwarebytes right now. I now remember why I hate windows.
17th March 2015, 05:44 AM |#13  
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Yup. After clicking on a link someone posted in the Omega ROMs forum to download Odin, i foolishly downloaded it. I shut off Avira real-time protection, assuming i was getting false-positives.
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25th March 2015, 02:53 PM |#14  
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Yep, completely worthless download.

I had to uninstall about 6 programs on my PC. It's sad that it's the very top search result on Google.
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3rd April 2015, 10:09 PM |#15  
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I downloaded it from here

Looks clean
14th April 2015, 10:37 PM |#16  
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I downloaded from there yesterday and I've been trying to clean my laptop ever since. I've used mbytes chameleon three times, adwcleaner, zoek, combofix, you name it ... I'd have done a clean windows reinstall already but I don't want to lose my browser histories -- it's my only clue as to what I was working on on any given day.
Anyhow it's not just the ordinary dozen or so variations of PUP -- I've blundered on to attack sites before, but this is my worst experience ever. And it comes up way higher in search when you google Odin than legit links -- must get a lot of traffic. So yeah., we we're idiots but at least we're not lonely idiots.
10th June 2015, 01:13 PM |#17  
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Tutorial just fell for this
Luckily I clicked advanced install and noticed it wanted me to install like 8 programs that had nothing to do with Odin: PCCLEANER, etc. and none of them were actually Odin. Something smelt fishy, so I canceled the install, scanned the installer with malwarebytes, which confirmed that it was a threat, then promptly removed it. Now running a full scan to check for any lingering boogers. I'm nervous because I clicked yes to "allow __ to make changes to this computer."
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