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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by mgpower0, Jul 25, 2006.

  1. mgpower0

    mgpower0 Corporal

    Was reading through nokia's post last night in malware section. Noticed his post with the sreenshot showing revsci.net. Admin did not seem to know what this was. I have been monitoring cookies etc this morning, cleaned all first, found revsic.net is a cookie recieved about 5 seconds after recieving the Major Geeks cookie. Did not or do not recieve this cookie visiting any other sites. I don't think this is a problem as everything is clean and running fine. No spyware no viruses trojans keyloggers etc, no slow down of page loading, nothing. Just curious if you found out what this is. You can move this post if required sorry if in wrong place, but doesn't seem to be a malware problem.
  2. matt.chugg

    matt.chugg MajorGeek

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  3. Major Attitude

    Major Attitude Co-Owner MajorGeeks.Com Staff Member

    I am seeing it now and contacting Jim, who does ads and backend code, to find out whats going on. Hang on and thanks for finding it!
  4. mgpower0

    mgpower0 Corporal

    Thanks Major, just a bit more info, while the major geeks cookie expires after a day it seems this revsci one doesn't expire till july 2026.
  5. Corporal Punishment

    Corporal Punishment Administrator Staff Member

    It's a cookie from an ad/counter thingy we were trying out --- It's suppose to try and figure out which ads someone likes best and display it. That sort of thing.
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2006
  6. mgpower0

    mgpower0 Corporal

    Yeah thats fine, from the description in nokias thread I thought it must be something like that. Doesn't bother me was just curious. Thanx for the explaining it.
  7. Major Attitude

    Major Attitude Co-Owner MajorGeeks.Com Staff Member

    I discussed it with Jim today and we may end up removing it all the same.

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