Around the time I posted the original update, there were some funny posts in the Ubuntu forums about this. Read them yourself or enjoy this snippet:
<question>: i can not copy and paste, when i try to paste i gethttp://windowsxp-privacy.net/?id=198760099
i put this in a browser and get a spam of antivirus 2009 is spanning your computer…….what is going on and how do i fix this?
<reply>: Gee, that is a problem in Windows.
Since that crud does not get into Linux, two choices .. dump Windows or FIX it. (try SUPERAntiSpyware . free) Then take some time to immunize that POS operating system!
<original poster>: i do have a windoze machine, but the problem is on my ubuntu machine, could linux have a virus?