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Offline Hamster123

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Hi all. I want to add an exception so that avast does not block said site.

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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2016, 02:13:35 PM »
Hi all. I want to add an exception so that avast does not block said site.

Cheers.
Why is Avast blocking it ???
If you know it's safe, have you reported it to Avast as a false positive ???
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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2016, 02:18:16 PM »
Hi all. I want to add an exception so that avast does not block said site.
What site?


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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2016, 02:36:05 PM »
Yes, I have made several reports and it is still blocking.

Yes I believe it is safe. So how do I whitelist it?
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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2016, 02:38:20 PM »
Tell us what site and we can check


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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2016, 02:42:15 PM »
The site is hxxp://www.ocf.org/, but why cant you just tell me how to whitelist :). After all, its at my own risk, is it not?

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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2016, 03:08:18 PM »
The site is hxxp://www.ocf.org/, but why cant you just tell me how to whitelist :) . After all, its at my own risk, is it not?

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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2016, 03:21:14 PM »
that does not work.

I have added it to the exlusions list, but it does not unblock it. I still get the biping and the subdomains are still blocked as well. ( I have the * after the site adress as well, does not help).
« Last Edit: February 22, 2016, 03:23:28 PM by Hamster123 »

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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2016, 03:39:51 PM »
Have you stopped and restarted the Web Shield to ensure it applies these changes ?

The next point would be can you attach a screenshot of avast alert before doing the above.
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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2016, 04:10:03 PM »
Not sure why you need a screenshot but fair enough (p.s. why can I not upload bmp? oh well.)

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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #10 on: February 22, 2016, 04:10:56 PM »
This is my shot.. you need to ask Avast to check it out


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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2016, 04:16:24 PM »
is that the url that you get when you enter said site? ... wow

no idea what is going on man :/

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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2016, 04:18:39 PM »
I've asked avast to have a look.
Answer/response will likely come within 24 hours.
Have some patience now.

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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2016, 04:24:38 PM »
« Last Edit: February 22, 2016, 04:27:46 PM by Pondus »

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Re: How do I whitelist (stop avast from blocking) a particular website?
« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2016, 06:31:17 PM »
Not sure why you need a screenshot but fair enough (p.s. why can I not upload bmp? oh well.)

The URL:Mal, is usually an indication that either the domain name or the IP address it is linked to is blacklisted.

It is possible if it is being redirected to an infected site (given essexboy's post and image) or there are multiple domain names associated with the IP address and some of them are infected, resulting the IP being blacklisted.

Sucuri comes up clean, https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/www.ocf.org#sitecheck-results as does URL Void http://www.urlvoid.com/scan/ocf.org/ and UrlQuery  http://urlquery.net/report.php?id=1456162176390

So as essexboy mentions this needs investigating by avast.

EDIT: I get the same alert (image) that you posted not the same as essexboy's image.
« Last Edit: February 22, 2016, 06:36:28 PM by DavidR »
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