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Can a virus spread to other computers by an account?

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  • Security
  • Virus
  • Computers
  • Windows 7
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December 3, 2012 12:56:15 AM

Hi everyone,
I was wondering if I got a virus by logging onto my planetside 2 account on 1 computer and buying some station cash( I think the 1st computer has a virus) and after I bought the station cash I went on my 2nd computer and played planetside 2 on that account. So is it possible for a virus to get into my account and then get into my other computer and give it a virus? My taskbar turned white after I exited playing planetside 2, so thats why I think I have a virus( I fixed the white taskbar by starting up black ops 2 and closing it, but I still think it happened because of a virus or my GPU) Any answer is greatly appreciated! :sweat: 

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December 3, 2012 1:11:56 AM

umm i don't think that you have a virus i think you experienced a glitch.. sometimes windows will glitch like that..
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December 3, 2012 1:20:19 AM

Technically, account logins don't give you viruses.....security holes do. All I can say is, keep your operating system (Windows) updates up-to-date, and your virus definitions, by running the live update or whatever from your virus /firewall program.
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