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Offline YellowFox

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What does sleep do?
« on: September 07, 2013, 05:23:41 PM »
When I put my computer to sleep does that mean it's down (As in programs stop running) or could a virus still get to it? I usually leave chrome on if I put the computer to sleep and today I left it for a few hours and I'm curious what sleep actually does.

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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2013, 05:56:55 PM »
Pondus scanned this link through virus total and it came back with a 1/39 thinking it's a False Positive.

https://www.virustotal.com/en/url/3bf54d7675af35b3ec140994724aa094e9db4de7963951b4d33643c5172a58ed/analysis/1378569308/

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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2013, 06:02:38 PM »
The website is fine, it's the Microsoft website with a description about sleep and what it does which is what you wanted to know.

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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2013, 06:05:20 PM »
Seems somewhat strange that Sucuri SiteCheck considers microsoft.com a malicious.
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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2013, 06:06:25 PM »
Welp it's a false positive then. Anyways I got the information I wanted. So thanks Pondus.
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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2013, 06:14:55 PM »
seems to be related to forum spam.    http://labs.sucuri.net/?details=windows.microsoft.com


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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2013, 06:16:35 PM »
So a bunch of bots posting bad links in their forums?
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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2013, 06:18:28 PM »
So a bunch of bots posting bad links in their forums?
happens here also .... have deleted 4-5 today ....


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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #9 on: September 07, 2013, 06:21:29 PM »
So it's not the site itself it's just bots in the forums posting spam links?
« Last Edit: September 08, 2013, 03:35:54 PM by YellowFox »
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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2013, 03:36:02 PM »
 Also how do bots know where to post? Is there a human host that tells them what to do? Because I've seen an influx of bots on youtube where one bot posts a link and 17 others thumb the bad link up.
« Last Edit: September 08, 2013, 03:38:29 PM by YellowFox »
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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2013, 03:40:39 PM »
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Re: What does sleep do?
« Reply #12 on: September 08, 2013, 03:45:49 PM »
Also someone in the german AVADAS forum thought that i am a bot, cause ive given so many
likes there. ;D
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