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Offline hokugable

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Avast URL:Phishing
« on: January 22, 2021, 05:45:27 AM »
I am trying to download a file hosted on bit.ly and keep getting error message  URL:Phishing.

How do I disable that in Avast Premium Security and why is it doing that now as it did not before?

Thanks,
Bev

Offline polonus

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Re: Avast URL:Phishing
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2021, 01:44:04 PM »
Check it, Ultimately, if you get a Bitly link sent to your messages and you can’t do the typical “check the domain” thing,
check the Bitly link by adding + to the end of the URL, and then look at the domain.

Else report to avast's, considering that site's reputation https://sur.ly/i/bitly.com/
and wait for a final verdict from avast team, as they are the only ones to unblock or declare it as a FP.

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« Last Edit: January 23, 2021, 01:47:23 PM by polonus »
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Offline Tauchiuthuamaycha

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Re: Avast URL:Phishing
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2021, 01:54:44 PM »
Máy móc trang bị ướt nhằm mục đích mang

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Re: Avast URL:Phishing
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2021, 02:35:07 PM »
What is this message: "Machinery equipped with wet for bearing purposes"?
Some sort of spam?

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