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Old 16-09-2010, 04:38   #46
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my McAFee blocked it as a Trojan...
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Old 16-09-2010, 05:08   #47
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I've had no warnings whatsoever. I'm using Firefox with NoScript, avast! anti-virus, McAfee Site Advisor, and have all the latest Windows Vista security updates installed.

Let's see what Janet H comes up with.
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Old 16-09-2010, 05:55   #48
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My AVG blocked it as a Trojan as well.
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Old 16-09-2010, 06:04   #49
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In my other life I make my living in the VoIP and IT world.

Visited the site yesterday, briefly introduced to:

Trojan.win32.hiloti.aa

Vipre killed it, let me know about it, no harm done.

Which is exacly why we have all of our corporate customers on it.

Thankfully many others insist on running other solutions, lucky for us, unlucky for them.

Our biggest money makers are cleaning up the mess left from:

AVG
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Old 16-09-2010, 06:42   #50
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There is an exploit that hackers are taking advantage of on vBulletin forums. They embed a 1x1 pixel iframe on the page and attempt to serve malicious code from their website. We resolved the issue but if anyone sees something similar please report it to this discussion.
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Old 16-09-2010, 07:48   #51
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nothing of Firefox with AVG

Firefox and AVG (Free) here. No problem whatsoever.

How the hell do you get this alert? Downloading anything? How can you get infected without downloading /or/ executing on client side scripts?

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Old 16-09-2010, 09:01   #52
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Firefox and AVG (Free) here. No problem whatsoever.

How the hell do you get this alert? Downloading anything? How can you get infected without downloading /or/ executing on client side scripts?

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It is referred to as a "Drive-by-download" analogous to a "drive by shooting".

It happens to Internet Explorer all the time. An add-on to the original IE developed by Microsoft was the ability to deliver software updates into Windows PCs in a "silent mode" back when the internet was very, very different. Back then, even viruses were not that common.

Microsoft have taken steps to limit this problem, but IE seems to be more prone than other browsers. Having said that "Safari for Windows" had a cracking error a few years ago which was called a "carpet bombing hole".

Drive-by downloads: Stealthy downloads and Internet Explorer's new defense against them

http://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabi...SSfeed_DR_News

Drive-by download - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

No browser is safe and Firefox has had its share of woes too, sometimes having more flaws than Internet Explorer, but the FireFox team are very fast at getting patches out - much faster then the IE team seem to be - so a FF flaw tends to be open for less time. The reason for the increased speed of FF is that the browser is used only as a browser. Microsoft has traditionally used bits of IE throughout Windows for other purposes meaning that it is much, much harder to change and requires a lot more testing.
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