Posted: 21-Jun-2022 | 11:11AM · Edited: 03-Aug-2022 | 7:47AM · 7 Replies · Permalink
Windows 10 OS
The following message occurs with every Google search:
Malicious Site Blocked!
You attempted to access:
https : // flydogy . com/ metric /?wid= 52772
This webpage is a known malicious webpage. It is highly recommended that you do NOT visit this page.
to learn more about phishing and internet security.
Continue to the site
[Edit: Removed hyperlink to a potentially malicious page to conform with the Participation Guidelines and Terms of Service]
Posted: 21-Jun-2022 | 11:24AM · Edited: 21-Jun-2022 | 11:54AM · Permalink
https://safeweb.norton.com/report/show?url=https://flydogy.com/metric = Warning -> Malicious Sources/Malnets
Sites that host or distribute malware or whose purpose for existence is as part of a malicious network (malnet) or the malware ecosystem. Malware is defined as software that takes control of a computer, modifies computer settings, or collects or reports personal information without the permission of the end user. It also includes software that misrepresents itself by tricking users to download or install it or to enter personal information. This includes sites or software that perform drive-by downloads; browser hijackers; dialers; any program that modifies your browser homepage, bookmarks, or security settings; and keyloggers. It also includes any software that bundles malware (as defined above) as part of its offering. Information collected or reported is "personal" if it contains uniquely identifying data, such as email addresses, name, social security number, IP address, etc. A site is not classified as malware if the user is reasonably notified that the software will perform these actions (e.g., it alerts that it will send personal information, be installed, or that it will log keystrokes).
Posted: 21-Jun-2022 | 11:47AM · Edited: 21-Jun-2022 | 11:59AM · Permalink
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Posted: 07-Jul-2022 | 9:32PM · Edited: 07-Jul-2022 | 9:42PM · Permalink
Malicious Site Blocked = Norton Safe Web Intrusion Protection System (IPS) Scanning event -
Please post progress.
Posted: 03-Aug-2022 | 7:01AM · Permalink
The only way I have found to resolve this issue is to uninstall Chrome and then do a fresh install. This has resolved this issue on my windows desktop and laptop. I did a fresh chrome install over a week ago on my desktop and have had no issue since. Just did a fresh install on my laptop today and everything seems good.
Posted: 03-Aug-2022 | 7:37AM · Edited: 03-Aug-2022 | 7:45AM · Permalink
~ may be related:
Posted: 03-Aug-2022 | 7:53AM · Edited: 03-Aug-2022 | 7:56AM · Permalink
Posted: 03-Aug-2022 | 7:59AM · Edited: 03-Aug-2022 | 8:00AM · Permalink
Riskware, or "risky software," describes legitimate software programs that contain loopholes or vulnerabilities that can be exploited by hackers for malicious purposes.
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