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Offline DragonFyre19

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« on: February 20, 2020, 10:15:15 PM »
Hi all,

I'm flagging this as it's a major email provider and has spooked me a little.  I tried to login to my email account on outlook's website,, and got flagged by avast for a URL:Phishing warning by the webshield.

Running latest version with 200219-6 definitions - has anyone else run into this today?

(I have sent an FP report too just in case)

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Re: False Positive?
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2020, 11:15:46 PM »
No issue when I tried.
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Offline DragonFyre19

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Re: False Positive?
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2020, 11:38:56 PM »
It only happened the first time I opened outlook's site and tried to login today.  The other times I have checked it and avast is not flagging it.  But I haven;t fully logged in just in case yet.

Offline Milos

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Re: False Positive?
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2020, 12:28:50 PM »
the detection should be logged, maybe here: "c:\ProgramData\AVAST Software\Avast\report\WebShield.txt"