Answered Malware Alert on certain threads?

Discussion in 'Forum Feedback' started by rockers3000, Jul 27, 2016.

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    rockers3000

    I just noticed this today on threads with retired-staff user "CaptainBern" on the forums.
    When I enter, Avast blares the "Threat has been detected!" alert through my speakers. Now, these are usually false-positives but I was concerned so I looked at the report file and it says that his website has been linked to having a javascript injection based Trojan Horse. Now, whether or not this is a false positive or not, I'm not so sure. (You could take a look your self, if you are willing to risk getting a virus.) But it seems to be his signature has a link to his website, which has possibly been the victim of some form of attack.

    Avast log file:
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    27/07/2016 23:43:48    http://captainbern.frostalf.net/signature.php [L] URL:Mal (0)
    28/07/2016 00:11:41    http://captainbern.frostalf.net/sig-new-animesword.jpg [L] URL:Mal (0)
    For example, this thread has the problem:
    https://bukkit.org/threads/tut-obfuscating-bukkit-plugins.157824/

    It's likely just a false-positive, but you might want to check it out.
     
  2. to not risk downloading a virus install the web browser ZunoZap witch has a build in Download Page Source button that you can just open the downloaded page in notepad
     
  3. @rockers3000 The site does not exist anymore. It is not harm to anyone.
     
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    mapkbelgor

    I too received malware alert!
     
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    timtower Ninja on the waves Moderator

    Got the signature fixed, shouldn't happen anymore.
     
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