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Announcement Figuring out the Virus Popups that are Happening on this Site

Discussion in 'Packer Forum Announcements' started by robdog, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. robdog

    robdog Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    If you are getting a virus popup or a download popup from this site, I need you to post the following information in this thread:
    1. Virus or Malware Information in the Popup
    2. Your Operating System with Version
    3. Your Browser with Version
    4. What Page you were Viewing
    5. Time of Day (roughly)
    The more information I have the better off I will be at trying to figure out the problem.

    Thanks everyone for their help.
     
  2. Kitten

    Kitten Feline Cheesehead Staff Member Super Moderator

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    1. Windows XP Pro
    2. Firefox 7.0.1
    3. Several pages. "Forum/ Shoutbox," "Home" and "What's New."
    4. Most recent was 11:45pm
     
  3. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    windows XP not sure as this is a work computer and cant access everything

    435 am packer time

    firefox- 7.01

     
  4. neilfii

    neilfii Hall of Fame Fan

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    Warning: Something's Not Right Here!
    www.packerforum.com contains malware. Your computer might catch a virus if you visit this site.
    Google has found malicious software may be installed onto your computer if you proceed. If you've visited this site in the past or you trust this site, it's possible that it has just recently been compromised by a hacker. You should not proceed, and perhaps try again tomorrow or go somewhere else.
    We have already notified www.packerforum.com that we found malware on the site. For more about the problems found on www.packerforum.com, visit the Google Safe Browsing diagnostic page.

    If you understand that visiting this site may harm your computer, proceed anyway.
    Help improve detection of malware by sending additional data to Google about sites on which you see this warning. This data will be handled in accordance with the Safe Browsing privacy policies.

    Windows 7
    Google Chrome Version 15.0.874.106
    All pages so far
    5:02 a.m.
     
  5. robdog

    robdog Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    I am getting full scans done today on the servers if the problem continues I will be getting new servers and moving sites one by one to see if that fixes the problem. Going to be a long day today that is for sure.
     
  6. neilfii

    neilfii Hall of Fame Fan

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    Not that it is worth anything, but I feel for you. I think I speak for each of us when I say thank you for all you do to make this forum a reality. Your hard work is not unnoticed, nor unappreciated.
     
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  7. IluvGB

    IluvGB I <3 Packers!!!!

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    Thanks Neilfli for typing my exact sentiments! I don't get anything weird using my phone...but then again the shout box and PM's and the "like" options are not available. I hope you figure out quickly for your sake.
    All of your hard work really is appreciated! I'll keep checking back and via phone for the "all clear"!!
     
  8. robdog

    robdog Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Let me know if you guys are still seeing the popups as of right now. These should be fixed.
     
  9. neilfii

    neilfii Hall of Fame Fan

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    I am still getting them. This page load the popup so I tried two others (the next two on the most recent update page) and they both had the popup as well.
     
  10. robdog

    robdog Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    I am wondering now if they are cached for people.
     
  11. IluvGB

    IluvGB I <3 Packers!!!!

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    I didn't try logging on since I ran the virus scan,.. so maybe that is the case.

    So far everything is great! I'm going to check out the tailgate pic's before I gotta go!
     
  12. ivo610

    ivo610 Cheesehead

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    just was warned about this site. using the latest firefox
     
  13. robdog

    robdog Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Yeah the warning is coming from Google. I already submitted a request for them to review the site to remove this warning.
     
  14. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Seems okay for me now
     
  15. mhnessie

    mhnessie Cheesehead

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    Me too, using firefox 7.0.1., Lion, no problems with safari.
     
  16. Kitten

    Kitten Feline Cheesehead Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Maybe we can clear our cache, browsing history or cookies? I haven't got any pop ups since I've been back on here as of 4:14pm EST. Earlier I got the same Google message as LTF posted.
     
  17. robdog

    robdog Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    It should be cleaned up. Google gave us the thumbs up now, disaster averted! Definitely adding a new item to my admin checklist, that is for sure!
     
  18. Dan115

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    Thank you
     
  19. neilfii

    neilfii Hall of Fame Fan

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    Working fine for me.
     

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