Malware Warnings & Log outs.
Posted on Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:56 pm

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BerryTwoC

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I've been getting Malware warnings since late last week, was told my a moderator to report it here. Heard its a recurring problem so might be because of spammers posting links to infected or hacked websites.




There's also another problem some members are facing : unintended Log outs when we open the website. It shouldn't be another setting issue since it was fine before. Problem arose about the same time the Malware warnings appeared. Its strange, since we're still logged in to the shout box.

[ problem is as seen as image above, both the Malware and log out issue. ]

Sorry for the trouble.



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Re: Malware Warnings & Log outs.
Posted on Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:07 pm

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Plutonium

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The shoutbox and forum are two different "entities", so being logged out of one won't log you out of the other.

As for the Malware and unintended log outs, I'm not too entirely sure about those. Is anyone else getting malware warnings? If not, it's probably just your antivirus acting up after an update or something. (The picture you posted above shows that you're still logged in)



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Re: Malware Warnings & Log outs.
Posted on Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:09 pm

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darksider59

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Yes, I think it's your antivirus or your firewall. I had this problem with my firewall (Comodo).



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Re: Malware Warnings & Log outs.
Posted on Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:07 pm

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bigOeyez

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Yes it's the settings on the anti-virus. I ran Trend Micro on my PCs for 2012 and ran into a few of those messages when browsing around on SH. Most of which are just pics or posts that are linked from other sources (EX. The news section, where your warning popped up).

You can change the firewall settings and add SH into the safe list or just tone down the level itself. Trend Micro is sophisticated enough to warn you if an attack comes directly so just read the logs and see where it's coming from when it occurs here on SH. The warning is just a warning, just look into your settings and set it to what you feel is right.

I'm running Kaspersky 2013 and haven't run into any warning pages since switching over, so Trend Micro's rules are more sensitive. Otherwise SH/Forumotion would have been compromised a long time ago and you'd notice a whole lot of bots registering onto SH.

As for log outs, those are normal as well. It can be various things such as updates, refresh rules, etc., but I get logged out every once and a while when my cookies clean themselves up, as well as when SH/Forumotion under goes maintenance, change, and all that other good stuff.

This is just a personal case so I hope that helps.

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Re: Malware Warnings & Log outs.
Posted on Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:54 pm

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haruhiyuu

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never experienced this.
just add it on the exception list on your anti virus and firewall.
some anti virus are too paranoid =Dp




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Re: Malware Warnings & Log outs.
Posted on Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:07 pm

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woeaih4

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lol, why'd you took a pic of your monitor?

@topic: never encountered this.. cuz I don't have antivirus installed Smile

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Re: Malware Warnings & Log outs.
Posted on Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:34 pm

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Kris-

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actually i also experiencing the same thing since last month, but i don't think it was some kind of dangerous virus. Yes, it was come from Trend Micro antivirus.





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