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Discussion in 'Sorcerous Sundries' started by The Great Snook, Jan 26, 2014.

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    I just had an interesting event. I was in DR's new computer thread in techno-magic and whenever someone mentioned a piece of hardware it was bright green and said something like "Links have been added by Skimware".

    I came here (to SS) to ask if this was a new feature and was told I wasn't logged in. I logged in and now the links are no longer there.

    Anybody know if this is some sort of virus/malware?
     
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    Definately worth a complete visurs/malware scan. But sounds weird that it isn't active when you log in, if it is malware. Did you notice a black cat appear twice? like deja vu?
     
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    No it's not malware. It's a money maker, and shows only for those that don't have a registered account.
     
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    Phew, good to know.
     
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    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Heh, I actually forgot I even installed that back then... both SkimLinks and SkimWords have been making so little money it's hardly worth mentioning.
     
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