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Consumer Products => Avast Free Antivirus / Premium Security (legacy Pro Antivirus, Internet Security, Premier) => Topic started by: j2ee on September 03, 2018, 08:00:36 AM

Title: Avast free keeps saying an ip of Wechat has virus
Post by: j2ee on September 03, 2018, 08:00:36 AM
The popup keeps coming up, very annoying
Title: Re: Avast free keeps saying an ip of Wechat has virus
Post by: mchain on September 03, 2018, 08:22:29 AM
Sorry we can't see your popup.  Screenshot?
Title: Re: Avast free keeps saying an ip of Wechat has virus
Post by: j2ee on September 03, 2018, 11:26:44 AM
Sorry we can't see your popup.  Screenshot?

I will post it after I arrive home.
Title: Re: Avast free keeps saying an ip of Wechat has virus
Post by: JPinBJ77 on February 17, 2020, 04:45:51 AM
I think he forgot to upload some screenshots of this problem.  I'm having the same problem.   :P

Title: Re: Avast free keeps saying an ip of Wechat has virus
Post by: bob3160 on February 17, 2020, 12:47:55 PM

Report a false positive (select file or website)
https://www.avast.com/false-positive-file-form.php
Title: Re: Avast free keeps saying an ip of Wechat has virus
Post by: JPinBJ77 on February 18, 2020, 07:38:06 AM
I did report the URL:Phishing notice with the link, but I wasn't sure if it was a bad link or a false positive.  I'd like to hear from Avast to see what they think.
Title: Re: Avast free keeps saying an ip of Wechat has virus
Post by: bob3160 on February 18, 2020, 11:45:26 AM
I did report the URL:Phishing notice with the link, but I wasn't sure if it was a bad link or a false positive.  I'd like to hear from Avast to see what they think.
If it was a false positive and you reported it, you would have heard something.

Title: Re: Avast free keeps saying an ip of Wechat has virus
Post by: JPinBJ77 on February 19, 2020, 05:47:33 AM
Here's the reply I got...

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> Subject: Re:  Avast: Report a URL http://14.215.158.100/mmtls/00007f95
>
> Greetings,
>
> Thank you for contacting Avast with your concerns.
>
> It seems that the provided URL is detected by Google Safe Browsing, as you can see in this report: https://transparencyreport.google.com/safe-browsing/search?url=http:%2F%2F14.215.158.100%2Fmmtls%2F00007f95&hl=en
>
> Once this is resolved in the Google service, Avast should automatically unblock the website as well.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Ondřej
> The Avast Support Team

And here's what Google's URL Checker said...

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Current status
warning
This site is unsafe

The site http://14.215.158.100/mmtls/00007f95 contains harmful content, including pages that:

    Try to trick visitors into sharing personal info or downloading software