Phishing **UPDATE***

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by Rusty Hills Farm, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    Up at the barn
    Does anyone know why BYC has a risk of phishing according to AVG? Every time I google anything to do with BYC today, AVG gives it that double exclamation point warning mark and says it is a risk for phishing. I don't remember that ever happening before. Has something changed? Do I need to be worried about it?

    Any info is greatly appreciated.


    Rusty
     
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2009
  2. PaintedGemsRanch

    PaintedGemsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also use AVG, I pulled up google and typed in "BYC Hatching baby chicks" and got the green check mark... maybe a fluke! [​IMG]
     
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    What is phishing? [​IMG]
     
  4. PeeperKeeper

    PeeperKeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

    I use AVG (paid for version) No problems here.
     
  5. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    That's very odd. Keep us posted if anybody else has any problems or notifications. We take these kinds of reports very seriously and work hard to keep the site safe for all our visitors.
     
  6. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    Up at the barn
    Hokay! Here's what I did and what happened: I was running AVG 8.5 so I upgraded to 9.0 and all the warnings went away. So if anyone else gets any warnings try upgrading.

    Up until the automatic update this morning, the old AVG 8.5 was running fine and only showing a warning on an occasional odd site. After the automatic update even amazon and walmart were showing as phishing sites. Now that I've upgraded to 9.0 everything is fine again.

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