Virus blocked--many times

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Arielle, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 19, 2011
    Massachusetts, USA
    FYI- I am surprised by the number of times my malware detects and stops a virus on this site. My malware is constantly warning me to leave this site:hit or risk invasion; of course I continue! What leave BYC?!?!? No way. THen pops up a message that virus was blocked.

    Seriously, this does have me worried. THis doesn't happen to me on other sites - - Just thought you should know.
  2. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Hmmm ~ I have anti-malware running on my computer and it has never detected anything on BYC. It has detected on other sights though.
  3. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

    Apr 7, 2010
    mine has never detected anything while on byc......
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I have yet to get a message like that while on BYC, either.
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    I have never had a virus pop up on any of my Anti-virus programs from BYC.
  6. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Me too--and I only have time to browse BYC at work! [​IMG]

    (government contractors with super-heavy firewalls/programs)
  7. Young Heritage

    Young Heritage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2010
    Monterey TN
    I would think it could be alot of things. Things to check would be that your PC is not infected with spyware and the browser is trying to get redirected and it is blocking the redirect. A single antivirus/antispyware app will not catch everything all the time. Could be that your software alarms if a certain script runs from the BYC website. Some apps are more sensitive than others.

    What software are you running? I might can test the same software from my PC or PCs.
  8. GammaPoppyLilyFlutter

    GammaPoppyLilyFlutter Love Comes with Feathers

    Jun 26, 2010
    I've never gotten a virus detection... [​IMG] That's odd.
  9. Chicken.Lytle

    Chicken.Lytle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maybe your router is compromised?

    I never see virus issues anymore since I run Ubuntu Linux for my desktop.
  10. ARose4Heaven

    ARose4Heaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Flippin, AR
    I have no virus protection program. [​IMG] I have a programmer. [​IMG] My DH calls himself a "computer god". [​IMG]

    You know the type, diploma on the wall, binary code instead of blood, PC parts in boxes everywhere. [​IMG]

    And how does this "superman" protect my machine? Format > Reload. Grrrrrrrr. [​IMG]

    I have to save-to-disc constantly, just in case the "god" decides it's time to wipe the slate and start clean. [​IMG]

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