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Offline mikaelrask

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Re: SAS Forum infected/underattack ?????
« Reply #15 on: November 03, 2012, 07:24:00 PM »
it sounds like the forum of sas might have been hijacked.

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=47096.0

Pretty useless link that, no mention of the SAS forum being hijacked - and it's a 2009 topic!!

hey i just posted that to show that sites that many people go to is usually targeted my malware so it seems like what have happen here with the sas forum.
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Re: SAS Forum infected/underattack ?????
« Reply #17 on: November 04, 2012, 08:35:36 PM »
While there's no new AVAST database --- it's still at 121104-0,  which blocked the SAS forum when I tested it this morning ---
I'm showing that I received a streaming update at 2:17 PM (USA - Eastern Standard Time)... and now, I CAN access the SAS forums.

But in an ironic twist, Webroot SecureAnywhere is now blocking the SAS forum:   http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=335315
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Re: SAS Forum infected/underattack ?????
« Reply #18 on: November 04, 2012, 08:48:22 PM »
No blocking for me on any of the tabs or main forum site. 8)
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Re: SAS Forum infected/underattack ?????
« Reply #19 on: November 04, 2012, 09:09:59 PM »
Yeap.. I already restored my SAS link to my "Favorites" and entered SAS forum. NO alerts. ;D