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How do I stop AVAST! from blocking a website!
« on: June 13, 2012, 03:26:11 PM »
 :'( I've tried everything...

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Re: How do I stop AVAST! from blocking a website!
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2012, 03:50:13 PM »
First, you would have to identify the website, change the URL from http to hXXp so the link isn't active and why you consider this blocking to be incorrect ?

Many come stating the same thing only to find out the site has been hacked, etc. so it needs further investigation.

If you can post (attach) a screenshot of the avast alert.
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Re: How do I stop AVAST! from blocking a website!
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2012, 05:38:55 PM »
There is a reason avast! blocked the website.

Remember: Any website has the possibility of getting hacked.

A trusted source that's reported as clean could be hacked the next day and fixed the day after.

Do as DavidR suggests and post the non-active link (hXtp://)
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Re: How do I stop AVAST! from blocking a website!
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2012, 06:51:16 PM »
hxtp://www.lpfiction.com/list.php?id=38
It's been blocked since I've installed avast!
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Process:C:\Program Files(x8)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

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Re: How do I stop AVAST! from blocking a website!
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2012, 07:08:58 PM »
Hi keykey2010,

The site was most likely hacked. See attached.

The site contains an 'invisible' iframe to a suspicious co.cc site. The site's IP: http://www.urlvoid.com/ip/112.175.243.23/ contains lots of blacklisted sites. This IP has also been known to host over 120 different exploits!

Fortunately, the site appears down as urlQuery reports: HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found.


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Re: How do I stop AVAST! from blocking a website!
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2012, 07:47:31 PM »
Thanks!!

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Re: How do I stop AVAST! from blocking a website!
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2012, 08:09:53 PM »
Now you can see why it isn't advisable to try and circumvent the avast alert. You should investigate (as in this topic), as the web shield has a very high accuracy rate.
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Re: How do I stop AVAST! from blocking a website!
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2012, 09:03:05 PM »
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Re: How do I stop AVAST! from blocking a website!
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2012, 09:36:29 PM »
This malware was closed down 2012-06-13 21:33:38 and only was up for half an hour,

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