AVG Threat Labs - doesn't like Wilders ???

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  1. Feandur

    Feandur Registered Member

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    My little AVG shield extension in Chrome has turned red against Wilders....

    o_O


    Am already using WOT & Traffic Light

    Time for AVG to go o_O



    any other thoughts on Browser extensions generally

    ;)

    feandur
     

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  2. TonyW

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    This is most definitely a false positive and should be reported to AVG if possible.
     
  3. Feandur

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    Somethin's up ??

    Typed in "Wilders Security Forums" into the site search box...

    .....holy smoke and mirrors....

    All OK ..sweet as....

    :doubt:

    but there....sitting ravine like up in the corner.......a little red shield still.


    o_O
     

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  4. Montmorency

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    I consider WOT to be quite enough.
     
  5. Feandur

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    here's Wilders...
     

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  6. Feandur

    Feandur Registered Member

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    Montmorency agreed!

    AVG is gone !

    Wilder's looks nice and green again

    ;)

    feandur.
     
  7. m00nbl00d

    m00nbl00d Registered Member

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    It's not the first this happens. User Kees1958 has reported it in the past as well. Then, after a shortwhile it went green.

    Could it be possible that some user posted code to some exploit code, maybe to show if it was dangerous or not? This could AVG LinkScanner exploit protection, which where ThreatLabs gets its data from.
     
  8. m00nbl00d

    m00nbl00d Registered Member

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    You need to search for the domain name (wilderssecurity.com), not the name of the forum. :)
     
  9. m00nbl00d

    m00nbl00d Registered Member

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    According to the ThreatLabs, this is what it found on Wilders:

    -http://www.avgthreatlabs.com/webthreats/info/execute-scremu/
     
  10. Dermot7

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    In my limited knowledge this appears to be fraught with difficulty, and AVG aren't exactly transparent or informative about their method of determining calculation of rating (see ss) :( and on Wilders many members are likely to be discussing malware, exploits, code etc.
    I think AVG should be willing to explain how this has happened, both now and also at end of March. Anyhow, most visitors here would be likely to be more security-savvy, and have their machine protected, and Wilders TOS does its best to eliminate all potential dangers.
     

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  11. Feandur

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    Agreed indeed Dermot7 !

    Wilder's is my springboard for further surfing....the pinnacle of reliability.

    :thumb:

    Happy with WOT now.

    - thanks all.

    feandur
     
  12. m00nbl00d

    m00nbl00d Registered Member

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    These links should provide information of how it works, especially the third link:

    -http://www.avgthreatlabs.com/sitereports/article/3
    -http://www.avgthreatlabs.com/sitereports/article/2

    -http://www.avgthreatlabs.com/sitereports/content/faq/
     
  13. Dermot7

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    Thank you very much m00nbl00d :thumb: :)
     
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