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Norton flagging BHW

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by gypsydogg, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. gypsydogg

    gypsydogg Regular Member

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    I haven't been able to get on BHW for weeks. my norton anti virus is flagging BHW with an intrusion detection. I've tried different computers too. I'm writing this on my iPhone. I evenused to have to have trouble with this too, but I finally got though tonight. Anybody else having this problem?
     
  2. phpfiend

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    Not I though I dont and wouldnt use norton, If you want a good virus scanning software as well as spyware and malware detection software you should check out avast antivirus and spybot search and destroy.
     
  3. DannyDeepPockets

    DannyDeepPockets Junior Member

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    Norton sucks! Try getting Avast or Avira. For spyware, get Malwarebytes' anti-malware. It's one of my favorite anti spyware apps.
     
  4. trophaeum

    trophaeum Senior Member

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    read all the other posts on this topic and get yourself decent antivirus, this is a FALSE POSITIVE

    http://search.pricewatch.com/search?q=kaspersky+internet+security&totalcost_min=min&totalcost_max=max

    its cheap to get something far far far fucking better than norton
     
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  5. Entrepreneur

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    If you're using Norton, you probably not knowledgeable enough to use BHW anyway. ;)
     
  6. mystery007

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    Use NOD32 :D
     
  7. trophaeum

    trophaeum Senior Member

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    im admin on the ppi forums, think about why i would recommend kaspersky for a second
     
  8. mirrorer

    mirrorer Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Don't use anti virus,like me (now i have more than 100 trojans into my pc :p)
     
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    vickitim Registered Member

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    Couldn't get bhw thur. not until this morning. Don't use norton.
     
  10. loclhero

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    I don't want to hear anyone say something stupid like if I use norton I'm not smart enough for bhw world but I've had the same problem to a certain degree. I can log in and get to any page other than the home page. I've had norton for years and have been on here for years and this only recently started acting up.
     
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    Slightly off topic, but the *only* good thing to *ever* come out of Norton was "Norton Ghost"

    I am talking about Ghost Version 6 and 7 , the rest of nortons software is pure crap. Actually i will even go as far as saying unless you know nortons software 100% inside and you WILL break your computer.

    Many is a time when i see people installing some Norton crap, decide they dont like it, remove it and then they get a blue screen or death, or cannot boot at all.

    Norton is also serious bloatware too.

    Like everyone else says there is much better options out there.

    Unlike more people (with a few exceptions) I actually know what i am talking about as i have spent 15 years in technical support, it admin, server admin, network admin and a LOT more.

    My own choice if i had to pick would be "Sunbelt" (VIPRE for the antivirus only) and it has a really small footprint too.

    Also past experience tells me to get the same anti-virus and firewall off the same vendor, and NOT as one package, but as two seperate packages.


    Anyway it is was mentioned earlier it is a false positive.
    Simply add an exception into Norton for BHW website.
     
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    Oh and norton or not, even with it completely disabled I'm unable to get to bhw home page. This is on my desktop pc, my laptop and IE8, IE7, latest FF and Safari. Odd.
     
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    Do you have comcast or Brighthouse I can only log in to bhw when I change my ip!!! I don't have norton have kaspersky new computer. Seems its having issues today
     
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    for my pc's i use nod32 and it works wonders. just because norton comes automatically installed with most computers does not mean it's a good program. in fact, it's horrible, and will end up messing with more than just your connection to BHW
     
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    also, it might help to adjust the security settings on your browser
     
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    Same here detected malware.
     
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    ill 3rd nod32 but im on linux so i could give a rats ass
     
  19. centerpoint

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    I agree we have used Norton on our laptops for the last couple of years. Granted there are better solutions but we have never had a problem accessing the main page until a couple of weeks ago.

    Over the last few days Norton has been blocking all of BHW

    We were able to correct some of the problem but we still can't see the main page.
     
  20. sleepparalysis

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    I think the question is then, why the false positive? What is causing the false positive?