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Offline pacalo

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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2023, 05:45:08 PM »
The exact same problem is happening to me. Started about a week ago. I´ll keep looking forward here for a solution!
« Last Edit: January 08, 2023, 05:46:58 PM by pacalo »

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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2023, 06:10:53 PM »
The exact same problem is happening to me. Started about a week ago. I´ll keep looking forward here for a solution!
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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2023, 08:10:22 PM »
Hi
I keep getting an alert stating "survey-smiles.com blocked", every time I open a browser Chrome or firefox.
Is there anything to worry about.
or, do I need to remedy this.
Thanks

Hello, just thought I would chime in and say I also have this problem. Haven't found a solution yet but if I discover anything I'll report back here.

Offline spudd57

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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #18 on: January 09, 2023, 04:12:54 AM »
Hi Bob,
The captial letters were only intended as a Head Line for my post.
the report merely points to an answer from AVG.
Incidently, still haven't received any reply from AVAST with whom I have my subscription..

Still getting the alerts about survey smiles trying to connect to my browsers automatically.

Even when using bank mode in the avast secure browser.
 regards,
« Last Edit: January 09, 2023, 05:54:31 AM by spudd57 »

Offline sagaidaalexandr

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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #19 on: January 16, 2023, 07:59:33 PM »
I have also this problem.
And I´ll keep looking forward here for a solution!

P.S. And I known one person, in my work, who also have problem with  survey-smiles.com, this person also use Avast.


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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #20 on: January 17, 2023, 10:54:16 AM »
L.S.

9 vendors now flag it now as being malicious, see: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/3a15526b6e2391894cebdf79cc481155db6adc0f1c9922418367807398b65d27

It is Bodis-1/2 abuse (error connection refused), various redirections.

Also see: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/3a15526b6e2391894cebdf79cc481155db6adc0f1c9922418367807398b65d27/community (various reports)

I get a 6   -survey-smiles dot com   SOA   -ns1.bodis.com   -185.85.196.36   Admin: -dnsadmin.bodis.com *, Default TTL: 3600, Expire: 1209600, Refresh: 10800, Retry: 3600, Serial: 2017062202   Answer   10.800   * abuse should be reported to Cloudflare, error connection refused.  (source Nir Sofer's DNS DataView)

Also see: https://sitereport.netcraft.com/?url=http://survey-smiles.com

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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #21 on: January 17, 2023, 11:45:06 PM »
POSSIBLE SOLUTION??
24 hours ago, after trying every possible solution offered online, I tried this in my firefox and haven't recieved an alert since.

Settings > Pivacy & security > Cookies and Site Data > Manage Data.
In the search box I enered "survey-smiles.com" found it and removed it, (and it's Cookie).

Fingers crossed this is a solution.
I gave up on avast support too many hoops to go through and no real help. Created a case and the avast support tool kept failing to generate a report.

Good luck everyone.

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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #22 on: January 18, 2023, 01:45:22 AM »
This is pretty much what I suggested in my first post.

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If not I would start by clearing your browser cache.
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Offline spudd57

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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #23 on: January 18, 2023, 02:21:05 AM »
I cleared all the cache and data in the first place... didn't work then, because survey-smiles didn't show up at all in the list.
completely uninstalled Firefox a few days ago, while doing all the other methods.
Yesterday went through thr site list again, after using all the other avast tools. Alert still coming up.
Checkd the data list and there it was.
best I can guess is that the cookie attached to something else the first instance; and then droped in as Survey-smiles after the reinstall.????
It's only been 24 hrs so let's see what happens.
I have never visited survey- smiles, so it's come in on something else?

Cheers.

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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #24 on: January 18, 2023, 03:06:21 AM »
Some sites have links to other sites, which may have had a cookie that may have 3rd party cookies.

However, this is a bit strange because of Firefox's supposed isolation of cross site cookies in the Enhanced Tracking Protection.

You could also opt to "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed", however this may be a bit of a pain.
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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #25 on: January 18, 2023, 03:25:50 AM »
It was happening with chrome aswell. I deleted chrome rarely used it anyway.
I have been using Avast clean and antitrack, since I installed them 2 days ago. Don't know ith they help.


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Re: survey-smiles.com blocked
« Reply #26 on: January 18, 2023, 12:51:18 PM »
I don't use Avast Clean or AntiTrack, so I can't comment on that. 

However, I would have thought you would get a different warning if they intervened.
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