Roll out of new web filtering

Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by aieie, Oct 15, 2013.

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  1. Thankful

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    Shouldn't website lookups appear in the WRlog file? The only entries I have are successful installation of WSA and scan completed OK. The Web Filtering addon is enabled in FireFox 27.0.1 and IE 11.
    Thanks.
     
  2. PrevxHelp

    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    We only log blocked websites into the wrlog file, not all lookups.
     
  3. Thankful

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    Thank you.
     
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    I don't believe so.
    When you enter that website, are you blocked?
    Are you blocked every time you visit that website?
    I'm only blocked sporadically when I visit that website.
     
  7. SweX

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    The OP of that thread is being blocked, I just thought we could keep all the talk about remoteutilities in one thread that's all.
     
  8. PrevxHelp

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    It could be loadbalanced and moving to a different server between visits - most websites are built like that today.
     
  9. Thankful

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    So sometimes it blocks a dangerous website and sometimes it doesn't?
    I've never seen that with another AV.
     
  10. PrevxHelp

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    It depends on exactly what content is being served, which can depend on the originating IP/server.
     
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    So what percentage of the userbase is now on the new webfiltering?
     
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    Earlier in this thread there were discussions of how the mainstream UK banking site www.lloydsbank.com was wrongly blacklisted as a bad site. This was eventually fixed but this morning it is again back as a bad site! How can this happen?
     
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    What version of wrUrl.dll do you have, and is this happening with any particular browser, or all? I'm not seeing any block at the moment.
     
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    Seems to be fixed now, removed it from my whitelist and now it is not blocked. I have seen sites before flip between states quite often. Also still can't understand why all VPN providers are blocked.
    (the DLL is the latest 1.0.0.26). Thanks
     
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    Thanks for letting us know 800ster:thumb:
     
  16. PrevxHelp

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    I think this is a carryover from our business product where network administrators want to prevent people from getting around proxy protection. Could you PM me a couple links of VPN providers you're seeing blocked so I can escalate them?

    Thanks!
     
  17. 800ster

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    Done.
     
  18. PrevxHelp

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    Received - thanks! I'll let you know what the team comes back with.
     
  19. reyes

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    Will the web filters be rolled out to Palemoon 32 bit browser? I was able to make the password manager working by simply copying the extension folder and extensions.ini from Firefox folder in appdata/roaming to the palemoon folder in appdata/roaming and to make webfilter work i tried this
    Navigate to this folder: .\Pkg\Firefox\WebrootSecure_SocketServer\
    Put all the contents into a .zip file
    Rename the .zip file to .xpi
    Drag the .xpi file into your Palemoon browser window
    Install the extension it prompts you to allow
    Is there any way to officially support palemoon 32 bit?
     
  20. Triple Helix

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    Not Official Support but if you can get it to work great! At this time it's only IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari and I'm not sure if Safari on Windows?

    HTH,

    TH
     
  21. Dermot7

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    :argh: Oooohh Nooooo! Pale Moon is great! And I'm only kidding TH...I know the position, but must try the workaround reyes has suggested again, as I couldn't get it to install like that before.
    BTW, noticed there's a new beta of KMeleon available (which surprised me), might give it a spin.
     
  22. PrevxHelp

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    I suspect we won't have official support for it just because it will require considerable additional resource to test each release, but that approach sounds like it should work fine :)
     
  23. The Seeker

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    The false positives from this web filtering extension are becoming somewhat of a joke. I had a 'Malicious software threat' when trying to respond to a buyer on eBay - not some rinky-dink shopping site - eBay. Adelaide Metro, Adelaide's public transport website, resulted in a 'Suspicious threat' message.

    Also problematic is Webroot's URL Reputation Change Request site. I've submitted several URLs using this service, always leaving my details and checking the 'Receive Notifications' box. Not once have I ever heard back about a site I reported. It's getting to where I'm seriously considering switching products.
     
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    Still having ridiculous issues with this web filtering. I submittted 9to5Google via the URL Reputation Change Request site over a month ago. Not only have I received no response, the site is still blocked. A joke.
     
  25. Baldrick

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    Appreciate the frustration but in the meantime just click on 'Unblock page and continue' and that will white list the site locally. If you are happy that it is an FP then that is the best thing to do.

    Regards


    Baldrick
     
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