Report attack sites feature of Firefox

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  1. bonedriven

    bonedriven Registered Member

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    I did a test to see if FF can effectively block attack sites. The 5 sites I tested are all legal sites but only get poisoned with trojans. FF warned me on every attack site I tested. I tried it in IE8,but there's no warning at all (no surprise) until Avira personal popped out saying trojan found in IE's temp folder.

    But I doubt if FF updates its blacklist as soon as attack sites get clean again. Or they only wait till someone report an FP about it. :rolleyes:

    BTW,I installed Online Armor from Giveawayoftheday today. Why doesn't OA's webshield do anything about trojan downloading to my computer,since it is designed to filter dangerous content? It can't even beat FF's smart feature? :doubt:
     
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    bonedriven Registered Member

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    I searched before post this thread and only got to know that the list was from google,but thought it was built on FF's user reports. Since the blacklist is the result of Virus/malware scan from google,it must be much more accurate than I previously thought. :thumb:

    BTW,I noticed noscript had blocked some malicious stuff too!
     
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    which version of ff did you test?
     
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    The latest stable version 3.0.10
     
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