Why Doesnt Norton DNS like www.legroom.net

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  1. drhu22

    drhu22 Registered Member

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    Its the home of universal extractor which i use a lot
    I really hope this is an FP!
     

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  2. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

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    You can browse the site using a proxy, but I would change DNS if I were you. It's detecting old versions of the program as malware.

    I recommend ClearCloud, because you can easily submit FP's to them, and they'll respond within hours.
     
  3. drhu22

    drhu22 Registered Member

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    Thanks JL that was very helpful
     
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    I had to give up Norton DNS because of the excessive FPs and because they were slow to pick up records for newly registered domains. I tried ClearCloud but found it unreliable. It is a little slow and I could have lived with that but one morning it was down altogether. I'm currently using OpenDNS for it speed and reliability but from what I understand it doesn't do much if any malware site filtering. :(
     
  5. SweX

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    But it's great against Phising sites and has a great content blocking service.
     
  6. dw426

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    Phishing sites are taken care of quite well by built-in browser services (Google mainly). As far as content, you have ad-blockers and, again, built in browser abilities to block content, even to complete websites/domains. It's a lot better than dealing with "We detect bad things here, so we're not letting you in" bs that most DNS services put you through. ClearCloud did at least allow you to submit an FP report.
     
  7. SweX

    SweX Registered Member

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    Yes, but I use the content blocking service of OpenDNS to block porn etc....
    Wich isn't the right job for an Ad-blocker I think.;)
     
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