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Offline Ron Obvious

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Website blocked due to Trojan: private.freepage.de
« on: July 20, 2019, 07:10:58 AM »
I intermittently get this message here on the SGU forum from MalwareBytes, but I don't get anything like that anywhere else. It's been going on for about a month or so. I have adblocker and ghostery installed and run all the usual anti-virus and malware scans which come up clean.

I wasn't sure where to post this.

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Re: Website blocked due to Trojan: private.freepage.de
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2019, 07:47:56 AM »
Google has failed to elucidate the matter thus far.  I'm assuming someone has an avatar or something else embedded that links to private.freepage.de. Don't know who or whether that page is even a Trojan to begin with, but I imagine I'm not the only one running MalwareBytes here.

I'll look at the HTML next time I get the warning.

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Re: Website blocked due to Trojan: private.freepage.de
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2019, 12:50:24 PM »
Yeah, my guess is that someone is hosting an avatar on a free webhosting platform whose domain has been flagged for hosting trojans. I doubt it means that there is an actual Trojan being embedded here.  But please send us the html when you next get this message and I will look into it further.
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Re: Website blocked due to Trojan: private.freepage.de
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2019, 01:54:21 PM »
Yeah, my guess is that someone is hosting an avatar on a free webhosting platform whose domain has been flagged for hosting trojans. I doubt it means that there is an actual Trojan being embedded here.  But please send us the html when you next get this message and I will look into it further.

I'm sure that that's exactly what it is.  Someone has been naughty on freepage.de and now MalwareBytes has the entire site blacklisted. It appears to be werecow's avatar: <img class="avatar" src="http://private.freepage.de/cgi-bin/feets/freepage_ext/41030x030A/rewrite/diebuntekuh/images/cowding.jpg" width="100" height="100" alt=""

I replied to his last post informing him of it.  Maybe I should have informed him of it via private msg, but I imagine I'm not the only one using MalwareBytes.

 

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