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Offline xove

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Adblock URL:Techscam
« on: December 04, 2021, 09:55:08 PM »

I got a "Threat Blocked" message from Avast related to because it was infected with URL:TechScam.

Know of any problems with adblock and Avast, or is it a false positive.


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Re: Adblock URL:Techscam
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2021, 11:58:01 AM »
The alert is probably because of PHISHing going on on that particular IP -

Nothing here:
But see sandbox request (a 301) here:

Because this a not be used loopback interface:
This is being ad-blocked in the end, going to: htxp://

So we have to wait for a final verdict from avast team as to what this detection stands for or whether it is a FP.

« Last Edit: December 05, 2021, 12:11:12 PM by polonus »
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