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Offline fuggatroller

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Avast url blocked suddenly appear ?
« on: December 29, 2019, 09:27:54 AM »
I open google my activity site today and this pop up suddenly appear on my screen. I have not and have never visited this website but avast pop up appear on my screen said this site is url phising. Is it bug ? How did this happens ?


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Re: Avast url blocked suddenly appear ?
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2019, 11:19:04 AM »
Sounds like malvertizing. Do you use an ad blocker..?
Win 8.1 [x64] - Avast PremSec 20.9.2435.Beta#3 [UI.575] - CC 5.73 - EEK - FF ESR 78.4 [NS/AOS/uBO/PB] - TB 78.4 - SB/CP/SL/DU.B
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Re: Avast url blocked suddenly appear ?
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2019, 11:42:36 AM »
Sounds like malvertizing. Do you use an ad blocker..?

Yes i use adblock plus and i use google chrome as my browser. This is so weird.

Just for your information : This pop up appear when i open activity control page in google my activity site. I think the url is : myaccount google com / activitycontrols
« Last Edit: December 29, 2019, 11:47:45 AM by fuggatroller »

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Re: Avast url blocked suddenly appear ?
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2019, 11:50:49 AM »
Yes i use adblock plus and i use google chrome as my browser. This is so weird.
I'd suggest to switch to uBO and see if it helps: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ublock-origin/cjpalhdlnbpafiamejdnhcphjbkeiagm
Win 8.1 [x64] - Avast PremSec 20.9.2435.Beta#3 [UI.575] - CC 5.73 - EEK - FF ESR 78.4 [NS/AOS/uBO/PB] - TB 78.4 - SB/CP/SL/DU.B
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Re: Avast url blocked suddenly appear ?
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2020, 11:15:35 PM »
Hello.

This is a false positive detection will be corrected.

Quote from: Avast
Our virus specialists have now cleared its reputation in our database.

With URLs this change should be instant, but it might take up to 24 hours with files.