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Offline antony5

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Legitimate websites flagged as phishing
« on: May 31, 2023, 12:26:15 AM »
I'm unable to connect to the mailchimp newsletter domain:

I thought this might be a DNS issue so was about to test it using , however that's also being blocked.

Both are being flagged as phishing URLs in Avast, which seems odd. I haven't been able to find any other details in virustotal for example that would indicate these as being malicious links.

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Re: Legitimate websites flagged as phishing
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2023, 01:07:40 AM »
Please break active URL links, to suspect sites to avoid accidental exposure change https to hxxps to break the link.
Reporting a Possible False Positive File or Website -
You should get a response in a day or two.

A screenshot of the Avast Alert window with Details option selected might also help.
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