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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #75 on: January 08, 2014, 11:49:44 PM »
My router survived the crash test. Yours also? Time to celebrate or weep... ;D
Take the test: https://www.grc.com/dns/crashtest.htm  (courtesy of GRC- thank you Steve!)

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #76 on: January 09, 2014, 12:22:51 AM »
Mine, too!  ;D

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #77 on: January 09, 2014, 12:58:55 AM »
Mine survived yet another test (cheer)
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #78 on: January 13, 2014, 05:58:46 PM »
Test that site-uri before you click through to venture out somewhere for the first time.
I won't go places without pre-scanning the URL.

Some URL pre-scanning possibilities are given below.
Go to: http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=
example http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=http://lfmonline.de/test/test.php
or http://scanurl.net/?u=   (a nice metascanner)
or http://online.us.drweb.com/?url=1
or http://soswebscan.jobandproject.com/beta_scan.php
or http://www.websicherheit.at/en/website-security-check/

Whenever avast! shields block you from going there or Google Safebrowsing or Bitdefender TrafficLight stay away!
When in doubt post in the virus and worms section for a sec op and help from a qualified removal expert.

Do not act like those in the attached picture, play safe, stay secure!

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #79 on: January 13, 2014, 11:30:49 PM »
Hi Damien,

I'm getting a 400 error on the first one.

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #80 on: January 13, 2014, 11:37:59 PM »
Well the 400 error won't come when you give in a site name to follow that, like for instance:
-> http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinloch_Rannoch
So you need to add the site to scan to the query!

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #81 on: January 13, 2014, 11:40:48 PM »
Doh! I'm an idiot. I was trying to bookmark it. ;D

Thanks

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #82 on: January 14, 2014, 02:39:09 AM »
Hi,

It is possible to use JavaScript in your bookmark so that clicking the bookmark will show you the Google SafeBrowsing results for the current site you're on.

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #83 on: January 31, 2014, 06:12:14 PM »
Test how modern your browser is: http://modernizr.github.io/Modernizr/test/index.html
Here are my results: Tests completed in 758 milliseconds.
836 tests of 836 passed, 0 failed.

OK Google Chrome - very modern!

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #84 on: January 31, 2014, 06:21:11 PM »
Generate some bogus data for the snoopers: http://www.generatedata.com/  (demo)

Enjoy,

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #85 on: January 31, 2014, 08:19:20 PM »
Tests completed in 174 milliseconds.
823 tests of 823 passed, 0 failed.

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #86 on: January 31, 2014, 09:18:28 PM »
Tests completed in 174 milliseconds.
823 tests of 823 passed, 0 failed.

Firefox 26.0

He He, I always fail these because they can't run (JavaScript blocked), NoScript and RequestPolicy add-ons.
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #87 on: January 31, 2014, 11:23:54 PM »
Hi DavidR,

That is what we call a very secure "fail",  ;D

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #88 on: February 07, 2014, 11:57:22 PM »
Remote Access Test, so test whether your wifi modem is accessible from the Internet: https://www.xs4all.nl/klant/veiligheid/telefoniemisbruik/?port=3000&submitfritz=Test+mijn+Fritzmodem  The custum port for abuse is 443
Mine is not remotely accessible - remote access is off.

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #89 on: February 08, 2014, 12:19:19 AM »
Is this Israeli starter av solution an absolute av-panacea for now and the future?
All malcode is basically re-inventive and evolutionary, so all new malware comes as some "new wine in old skins".
Read on this revolutionary concept here: http://www.cyactive.com/
Re: http://www.timesofisrael.com/hack-this-start-up-claims-it-can-stop-all-viruses-permanently/  article author = David Shamah

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