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Im under attack... :D

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Entering the forum just brought this up.

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who is attacking me and why :eek::eek:
 
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Mate you been on the porno web sites that where you get these.
turn off system restore and run the anti virus something in there you need to get out.
 
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brianf7 said:
Mate you been on the porno web sites that where you get these.
turn off system restore and run the anti virus something in there you need to get out.

Nah, its not that, trust me. I dont even have system restore on (weekly snapshots are equally effective and the machines all auto backup over the network) and my a/v is on the money and security on this machines are top notch, need to be, i go to some dodgy places ;).

The reported attack site is actually generated by Google. Google have a database of reported malware and fraudulent sites which they flag with "attack page". Those pages are then flagged in firefox (and now it would appear opera) as potentially malicious.

Nowt to do with virus or owt. One of the pages on CN forum had clearly been misidentified on google as containing malware.

Funny :D
 
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Nah, its not that, trust me. I dont even have system restore on (weekly snapshots are equally effective and the machines all auto backup over the network) and my a/v is on the money and security on this machines are top notch, need to be, i go to some dodgy places ;).

The reported attack site is actually generated by Google. Google have a database of reported malware and fraudulent sites which they flag with "attack page". Those pages are then flagged in firefox (and now it would appear opera) as potentially malicious.

Nowt to do with virus or owt. One of the pages on CN forum had clearly been misidentified on google as containing malware.

Funny :D

I believe you. There are plenty of seemingly safe sites where your PC can become infected. YouTube is one, and there are a lot of YouTube links in this forum (e.g. 'what music you listening to now' thread). I never select items from within YouTube, and that helps. What a/v program you run? Some have ability to clean out spyware imbedded in cookies and so on.
 
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I believe you. There are plenty of seemingly safe sites where your PC can become infected. YouTube is one, and there are a lot of YouTube links in this forum (e.g. 'what music you listening to now' thread). I never select items from within YouTube, and that helps. What a/v program you run? Some have ability to clean out spyware imbedded in cookies and so on.

Hardware firewall, Comodo pro a/v and firewall, spybot resident protection, and malwarebytes run weekly. We also use opera for 99.9% of our browsing which is by far the most secure (short of running linux - the mac arguers will say macs but there are such things as mac malware). Spend a lot of the time hiding behind anonymity as well.

Considering the places I go ripping live feeds, hunting things I shouldnt, the fact that all our machines are clean as a whistle is a minor miracle.

What it could be (and the most likely reason) is a spammer has put a dodgy link in a signature or post and google have flagged that as a dangerous page.
 
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I run this stuff daily and suffered some kind of assault related to Cyclingnews yesterday. I did view the Utube of Cancellera but thought the assault might coincide with Race Radio's Livestrong experience. Attempts have been made on my forum account before during the heat of Lance debates. It is more likely associated with something on Utube as Google was the gatekeeper not allowing access until today. Hope I got that right and thanks.
 
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Access denied! Comcast to blame?

I had a very strange experience a couple of days ago when logging in away from home.
Just after posting this:
Granville57 said:

And while attempting to post this:
Granville57 said:
Someone over on Bicycling.com is very upset with "Mr. Radio." :rolleyes:
Race Radio LIES
Just a small portion:
I suddenly couldn't access CyclingNews at all!
I kept getting a "server not responding" message.

I could easily load any other web page that I wanted, except CN. At the time, I was on a PC running XP and Firefox. I then switched to a different PC running XP and IE. Then I pulled out my MacBook and logged on through a different (this time wireless) network using Safari. No luck.Every site I went to was fine except for CN. I figured the site was perhaps temporarily down.

I perused Dim's and RaceRadio's twitter pages to see if there were any comments about CN being down. Nope, it was just me apparently.

Later that evening I had driven about 30 minutes away and logged into yet another wireless network--this time successfully--and entered the second post from above. After returning home that night, once again I was unable to access CN. THIS WAS THE ONLY SITE I COULD NOT ACCESS!

Good thing I don't own a tinfoil hat because it would've been an excellent time to fasten it to my head. Three different computers;three out of four networks; multiple locations; and yet CN was the only site I couldn't gain access to--and all this happened just after posting the Lance/handcuff pic.

I finally went through a proxy server (which sucked because I got a lot of pop-ups and many of the thread links misdirected me) to access CN and to make sure that I hadn't been inadvertently banned.

I emailed Susan directly and she told me that some U.S. viewers that were using Comcast as their ISP had reported problems. That would make sense because the only time I was able to access CN was on what was most likely a non-Comcast network.

Keep in mind that Comcast is the largest ISP in the U.S.
So why-in-the-hell was CN the ONLY site I couldn't access?
I admit, the timing of the failure freaked me out a bit. But by the next morning all seemed well.

I'll let those with more knowledge of these things weigh-in here.

Has anyone else in the U.S. had any issues with Comcast recently?
 
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Granville57 said:
I had a very strange experience a couple of days ago when logging in away from home.
Just after posting this:


And while attempting to post this:

I suddenly couldn't access CyclingNews at all!
I kept getting a "server not responding" message.

I could easily load any other web page that I wanted, except CN. At the time, I was on a PC running XP and Firefox. I then switched to a different PC running XP and IE. Then I pulled out my MacBook and logged on through a different (this time wireless) network using Safari. No luck.Every site I went to was fine except for CN. I figured the site was perhaps temporarily down.

I perused Dim's and RaceRadio's twitter pages to see if there were any comments about CN being down. Nope, it was just me apparently.

Later that evening I had driven about 30 minutes away and logged into yet another wireless network--this time successfully--and entered the second post from above. After returning home that night, once again I was unable to access CN. THIS WAS THE ONLY SITE I COULD NOT ACCESS!

Good thing I don't own a tinfoil hat because it would've been an excellent time to fasten it to my head. Three different computers;three out of four networks; multiple locations; and yet CN was the only site I couldn't gain access to--and all this happened just after posting the Lance/handcuff pic.

I finally went through a proxy server (which sucked because I got a lot of pop-ups and many of the thread links misdirected me) to access CN and to make sure that I hadn't been inadvertently banned.

I emailed Susan directly and she told me that some U.S. viewers that were using Comcast as their ISP had reported problems. That would make sense because the only time I was able to access CN was on what was most likely a non-Comcast network.

Keep in mind that Comcast is the largest ISP in the U.S.
So why-in-the-hell was CN the ONLY site I couldn't access?
I admit, the timing of the failure freaked me out a bit. But by the next morning all seemed well.

I'll let those with more knowledge of these things weigh-in here.

Has anyone else in the U.S. had any issues with Comcast recently?

I reported above on the same problem with Comcast at similar time. Was able to access through Sprint mobile based app.
 
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I reported above on the same problem with Comcast at similar time. Was able to access through Sprint mobile based app.

You know, I noticed the forum would not open the other morning. Everything else seemed fine, even the main CN site but the forum just would not open. It was about the time that RR was telling about his "invitation". I have Verizon.:eek:
 
Granville57 said:
I had a very strange experience a couple of days ago when logging in away from home.
Just after posting this:


And while attempting to post this:

I suddenly couldn't access CyclingNews at all!
I kept getting a "server not responding" message.

I could easily load any other web page that I wanted, except CN. At the time, I was on a PC running XP and Firefox. I then switched to a different PC running XP and IE. Then I pulled out my MacBook and logged on through a different (this time wireless) network using Safari. No luck.Every site I went to was fine except for CN. I figured the site was perhaps temporarily down.

I perused Dim's and RaceRadio's twitter pages to see if there were any comments about CN being down. Nope, it was just me apparently.

Later that evening I had driven about 30 minutes away and logged into yet another wireless network--this time successfully--and entered the second post from above. After returning home that night, once again I was unable to access CN. THIS WAS THE ONLY SITE I COULD NOT ACCESS!

Good thing I don't own a tinfoil hat because it would've been an excellent time to fasten it to my head. Three different computers;three out of four networks; multiple locations; and yet CN was the only site I couldn't gain access to--and all this happened just after posting the Lance/handcuff pic.

I finally went through a proxy server (which sucked because I got a lot of pop-ups and many of the thread links misdirected me) to access CN and to make sure that I hadn't been inadvertently banned.

I emailed Susan directly and she told me that some U.S. viewers that were using Comcast as their ISP had reported problems. That would make sense because the only time I was able to access CN was on what was most likely a non-Comcast network.

Keep in mind that Comcast is the largest ISP in the U.S.
So why-in-the-hell was CN the ONLY site I couldn't access?
I admit, the timing of the failure freaked me out a bit. But by the next morning all seemed well.

I'll let those with more knowledge of these things weigh-in here.

Has anyone else in the U.S. had any issues with Comcast recently?

I did! I think it was day before yesterday...CN was down all day. Other sites worked, and I'm a comcast user. I saw an explanation on cyclingnews twitter feed that said a routing was down in VA and was being worked around. I was back to CN next morning.
 
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Granville57 said:
I had a very strange experience a couple of days ago when logging in away from home.
Just after posting this:


And while attempting to post this:

I suddenly couldn't access CyclingNews at all!
I kept getting a "server not responding" message.

I could easily load any other web page that I wanted, except CN. At the time, I was on a PC running XP and Firefox. I then switched to a different PC running XP and IE. Then I pulled out my MacBook and logged on through a different (this time wireless) network using Safari. No luck.Every site I went to was fine except for CN. I figured the site was perhaps temporarily down.

I perused Dim's and RaceRadio's twitter pages to see if there were any comments about CN being down. Nope, it was just me apparently.

Later that evening I had driven about 30 minutes away and logged into yet another wireless network--this time successfully--and entered the second post from above. After returning home that night, once again I was unable to access CN. THIS WAS THE ONLY SITE I COULD NOT ACCESS!

Good thing I don't own a tinfoil hat because it would've been an excellent time to fasten it to my head. Three different computers;three out of four networks; multiple locations; and yet CN was the only site I couldn't gain access to--and all this happened just after posting the Lance/handcuff pic.

I finally went through a proxy server (which sucked because I got a lot of pop-ups and many of the thread links misdirected me) to access CN and to make sure that I hadn't been inadvertently banned.

I emailed Susan directly and she told me that some U.S. viewers that were using Comcast as their ISP had reported problems. That would make sense because the only time I was able to access CN was on what was most likely a non-Comcast network.

Keep in mind that Comcast is the largest ISP in the U.S.
So why-in-the-hell was CN the ONLY site I couldn't access?
I admit, the timing of the failure freaked me out a bit. But by the next morning all seemed well.

I'll let those with more knowledge of these things weigh-in here.

Has anyone else in the U.S. had any issues with Comcast recently?

I had the same issues. I was using a MAC with Safari.

At the same time my CNN network Television channel was out.

I called Comcast and they said ...umm nothing they could see on their side. Typical BS from some Asshat sitting at a desk who is doing **** all.

Anyhow I used my Sprint wireless broadband USB to connect.