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Malicious behaviour

Posted by neonrider (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 8, 11 at 10:22

When I go to Gardenweb.com (anywhere) I keep on getting this message on the footer of my browser:

Connecting to graphics.gardenweb.com. Please note the "B" in gardenweb.com - the whois shows it is located in Vietnam. Also, MBAM (Malwarebytes Anti Malware) software blocks a malicious attempt to send something OUTGOING to a malicious website every time I go to this thread:

http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/palms/

"Successfully blocked access to a potentially malicious website 208.87.149.250. Type: outgoing"

Anyone getting this?

Please advise. Thank you.


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RE: Malicious behaviour

P.S. I just tested again and realised that going anywhere on www.gardenweb.com creates this situation:

"Successfully blocked access to a potentially malicious website 208.87.149.250. Type: outgoing"

And the browsing to garden web is very slow now, sometimes have to click twice on the link to be able to proceed.


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RE: Malicious behaviour

Technical problems should be reported here (or use the link below):
http://letters.gardenweb.com/letters/mailwebm.html

Here is a link that might be useful: Link to report problems


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RE: Malicious behaviour

Neonrider, I suspect it is not the message board but one of gardenweb's advetisers.

Occasionally GW is a pain to use on my Android thanks to fancier advertisements. Oh well.


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RE: Malicious behaviour

Well, I've noticed also that on some websites there are malicious advertisements and the owners of such websites should remove such ads if they respect their audience. I reported this case to GardenWeb. Please report it too, so they can see it coming from more than one person.


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