Here is her journal entry on the issue
Please Be Aware...I don't normally take down my journal features until about a week later, but I thought this was highly important for everyone to be aware of this!just in case anyone else has this problem!
Not so long ago, I thought it would be a cute thing to install a "Hug Me" counter, since I love hugs and all lol, and went to the website that a lot of other people did, to install the counter, free. It worked fine for a while up until this morning.
When I tried to log on/sign in to my dA account...I got an automatic redirection to a MALWARE message and wouldn't let me get into dA (fair enough). It gave me the malware distributor, and so I did a scan of my computer, plus I downloaded Norton's Erasure program. But, after all of that, I still couldn't log onto dA, it wouldn't let me...okay!
So, I proceeded at my own risk to log on to dA...and changed not only my username to "Artbybeverly" but also my password. I logged out and tried to open it again, under my new name and different URL tag. It still wouldn't let me, bu