Author Topic: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?  (Read 80866 times)

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wishlish

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #15 on: August 25, 2009, 09:16:06 PM »
You can make an exception into WebShield settings I think...

If it was my Webshield picking it up, you'd be right. But it's my network shield, since I'm using an RSS feeder to access TPB. And you can't add
an exception to the Network Shield.

What I haven't seen from Avast is a good reason that TPB was blocked today. Yes, their ISP's ISP lost a case, but the site has since moved, so that shouldn't be the cause. Why was the site blocked today? Was there a specific instance of malware that caused this new blocking?

matzas

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #16 on: August 25, 2009, 09:16:45 PM »
What has rouling by local courts in The Netherlands to do with a program distributed worldwide?

If I want politics I will join a politic party. I dont want that from a program.

There are other good AV:
Rising Antivirus
Comodo

Mr.Agent

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2009, 09:18:23 PM »
See there

http://torrentfreak.com/the-pirate-bay-user-pages-blocked-by-google-090315/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pirate_Bay#United_Kingdom

Comodo is also spreading malware.
Rising Anti Virus is a china anti virus only and again Avast! its not that great.

yarrrr

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #18 on: August 25, 2009, 09:18:48 PM »
Yarrr matey! Be careful or you could end up offline (not a threat, just an assumption). The internets are self-aware you know...

matzas

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #19 on: August 25, 2009, 09:19:14 PM »
I have downloaded another AV. Bye bye avast!!

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #20 on: August 25, 2009, 09:20:36 PM »
This is ridiculous!

Why is this site blocked?

I'm now surfing with avast disabled just because of this blocking. I'm using a registered version of avast home edition, what is the problem? ???

Disabling avast to visit this site is absolutely crazy as you could be attacked from other sources whilst at that site. If you accept the risk, simply Pause the Network Shield whilst visiting, don't forget to enable it when you are done.

@ Tech, it is a Network Shield detection and there is no exclusion for that so the Web Shield is of no use in this case.
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matzas

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #22 on: August 25, 2009, 09:20:53 PM »
Nono, Rising has an new international version.

kraftonz

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #23 on: August 25, 2009, 09:21:19 PM »
I also did see many bad thing about piratebay about sharing really bad thing and im really glad that Avast! block it. Not for fun but for stop the Avast! user to download their malware !!!! So if you use another anti virus software who dont flag this website well you can have chance to have malware on this website and make ur pc into a zombie. Even if im not wrong the law his self did say that piratebay share malware even also the "News". Isnt amazing that you dont trust Avast! ? Well if you wanna trust their web and u get trapped dont say its Avast! fault. Because he did warn you before you enter so you make a exception but share this web at your own risk !!!!

Mr.Agent

BigBrother is watching me too ?

I feel so secure with him  !

What a good joke Mr Agent....

Even google haven't classified yet piratebay as a mailicious site.


Mr.Agent

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #24 on: August 25, 2009, 09:21:56 PM »
They should see my 2 links who show really great what piratebay are share malware.


wishlish

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #26 on: August 25, 2009, 09:23:49 PM »
I wasn't looking to turn this thread into "Pirate Bay Rules!"/"Don't download illegally". That's a waste of everyone's time.

I disabled my network shield, went to TPB, and got the following message:

A Virus Was Found!

File name: http://thepiratebay.org/\{gzip}

Malware name: HTML:Script-inf

Malware type: Virus/Worm

VPS version: 090825, 08/25/09

Is this an actual virus? Or a false positive? If it's an actual virus, I'd understand why TPB was blocked. But if it was blocked because Avast is going to make decisions for me about the internet, that's a different matter.


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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #28 on: August 25, 2009, 09:25:18 PM »
Nono, Rising has an new international version.
If you decide to use rising,then I should just warn you.It has a bad reputation in china and its not even that good.If you really want to visit that site,then just pause the network shield.If you don't want to do that,then just don't use cracks or keygen from piratebay.
It is not possible to divide anything by zero

AtomiCal

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Re: Thepiratebay.org is now a malicious site?
« Reply #29 on: August 25, 2009, 09:25:41 PM »
Well this is dumb
« Last Edit: August 25, 2009, 09:27:55 PM by AtomiCal »