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Topic # 150307 18-Jul-2014 00:07
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I had a look at the safe Web support and got the following:

 

 

 

Threat Report

 

 

Drive-By Downloads

 

Threats found: 2  

 

Here is a complete list: (for more information about a specific threat, click on the Threat Name below)

 

 

Threat Name:

 

Malicious Site: Malicious Domain Request 2

 

 

 

Location:

 

http://homepages.slingshot.co.nz/~timb3000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Threat Name:

 

Malicious Site: Malicious Domain Request 2

 

 

 

Location:

 

http://homepages.slingshot.co.nz/~crutches

 

 

Someone official might want to have a look.

 

 

 






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  Reply # 1091128 18-Jul-2014 00:41
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Just looking at the link you posted but without actually clicking on it. It appears to be a web page created by a slingshot user. So unlikely to be anything wrong with the main Slingshot website.

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  Reply # 1091135 18-Jul-2014 00:46
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It is fine, you can take your tinfoil hat off now. Honestly, this is why I hate Symantec and McAffee AV since they class a site as unsafe without a human actually physically checking it. Use Nod32 if you want real protection.




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  Reply # 1091138 18-Jul-2014 01:02
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michaelmurfy: It is fine, you can take your tinfoil hat off now. Honestly, this is why I hate Symantec and McAffee AV since they class a site as unsafe without a human actually physically checking it. Use Nod32 if you want real protection.


Unless you want protection from cryptolocker which I have to do this day never seen NOD stop, but have seen Symantec with 8 month old definitions, warn against.

We tested a bunch of collected Cyptolocker .exe's in house on our labs, Symantec was the ONLY one out of the 6 we tried, to prevent or warn.

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  Reply # 1091187 18-Jul-2014 09:11
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As above (like repeating to make it clear): it's not Slingshot itself but a subdomain used to host customer's personal sites.

Why do ISPs still offer this kind of service? It's asking for trouble. Let people host things on WordPress, Google Pages and whatever else. Same for email. ISP email shouldn't exist. Shame this wasn't foreseen twenty years ago.






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  Reply # 1091207 18-Jul-2014 10:11
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freitasm: As above (like repeating to make it clear): it's not Slingshot itself but a subdomain used to host customer's personal sites.

Why do ISPs still offer this kind of service? It's asking for trouble. Let people host things on WordPress, Google Pages and whatever else. Same for email. ISP email shouldn't exist. Shame this wasn't foreseen twenty years ago.




Yup I recall a few years ago when the ihug system crashed and a bunch of people lost work because it wasn't backed up. Just a terrible idea. It's not like there is any money to be made, vs the responsibility for it.

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  Reply # 1091209 18-Jul-2014 10:16
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I think the OP should change the topic to reflect that it's slingshot subdomains.

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  Reply # 1091297 18-Jul-2014 11:34
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On the money re: subdomains. Our website guys are looking at getting this fixed up toot suite.

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  Reply # 1091337 18-Jul-2014 12:04
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Thanks, Chris. Your reply was pretty much why i posted this thread.

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