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Re: Is ImageShack safe?? Nope.
« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2011, 03:36:54 AM »
I've been using Photobucket for years.
I've never had any problems but remember, no site is immune from an infection.
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Re: Is ImageShack safe??
« Reply #16 on: March 09, 2011, 03:58:59 AM »
Norton, McAfee, and F-Secure all rate the site as safe. I wonder how malware is getting around it? Wonder if it is the ads?
« Last Edit: March 09, 2011, 04:23:46 AM by Charyb »

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Re: Is ImageShack safe?? Nope.
« Reply #17 on: March 09, 2011, 04:41:48 AM »
Does Photobucket have Malware? Cause i use the site to upload all my images mostly

I don't know but there is always the possibility and as I said do the same google search and replace photobucket with the image sharing site of your choice and I have no doubt that you will get similar results. Am I concerned, no, if I were I would be equally concerned about the internet in general and completely disconnect.
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Re: Is ImageShack safe??
« Reply #18 on: March 09, 2011, 04:43:12 AM »
According to what David posted above, there is a possibility. The google search that is.

@David- I wonder if it could be located in a particular ad and not the images.

'Ads poisoning' is always another issue as was previously mentioned in an avast blog of the same general name.
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Re: Is ImageShack safe??
« Reply #19 on: March 09, 2011, 03:04:10 PM »
'Ads poisoning' is always another issue as was previously mentioned in an avast blog of the same general name.
Ads poisoning – JS:Prontexi
https://blog.avast.com/2010/02/18/ads-poisoning-%e2%80%93-jsprontexi

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Re: Is ImageShack safe??
« Reply #20 on: March 09, 2011, 03:23:13 PM »
Thanks for the input. The point of my post is to show that posting a link to imageshack on this forum is bad news and that attaching the image using additional options is a much safer option.

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Re: Is ImageShack safe??
« Reply #21 on: March 15, 2011, 07:31:51 AM »
i opened the first post link, and opened both pictures in chrome, nothing from either, then i
tried with IE and the second one wanted me to download something and it showed that fake maleware scan.