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Annoying Anti-Virus Pop-ups

They appear like random viruses while you're working on your computer. They’re really from legitimate virus prevention companies, but they won't stay away. We’re talking about computer pop-ups. When these pop-ups interrupted a Salt Lake man's work one too many times, it was time to Get Gephardt. If you own a computer, I'll bet it happens to you: constant invitations to pay to update your virus protection software. In this case, the company is McAfee. Even after you pay for the upgrade, the company keeps interrupting with those goofy pop-ups. Can we put a stop to this? Every single time John Midthun fires up his computer, a pop-up appears onscreen. It won't go away ever, no matter what! "I lost my mind and called Gephardt,” said John. The pop-up is from the McAfee security company t...

» KUTV - 02-06-2006

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