Logs of Web Access Protection events?

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by LarryV, Feb 3, 2010.

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  1. LarryV

    LarryV Registered Member

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    I would like to be able to get to a log of events that triggered web access protection but cannot find that log. Does it exist?
    NOD32 AV 4.0.474.0
     
  2. Marcos

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    The threat log also contains information about threats detected by web access protection.
     
  3. LarryV

    LarryV Registered Member

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    Thank you Marcos for your reply. That is not the behavior I saw. The other day I was on a machine infected with a rogue AV scanner. While I was working on it, ESET repeatedly popped up to tell me that it had blocked connections to websites. I wanted to get back to that list of websites but those events did not appear in the the threat log. Can you test this and verify the behavior?
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    Larry
     
  4. Marcos

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    In this case, web protection didn't log any threat as you actually didn't download any malicious file. Blocked access to suspicious web sites is not logged.
     
  5. LarryV

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    Ah... there's the answer! I think it would be a useful feature to track blocking of suspicious sites. Some of them may be sites that users think are safe or actually need to get to. I've found cases of perfectly legitimate sites being infected and have always let the webmaster know of my findings. If their sites are flagged by NOD32 as suspicious, they might want to know about that too.

    Thank you,

    LarryV
     
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