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Post# 931748   4/11/2017 at 00:35 (433 days old) by MattL (Flushing, MI)        

I was browsing this site and my router sent me a message that it blocked a suspicious site at 12:54:44 AM.  Checked my browser history and I was on this site.  It appears I may have been reading or clicked on a link in the "Sound Bath" thread.  


Here is the text:


Event number : 1
Alert type : Malicious Sites Blocking
Source : MATT-LINUX (E0:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx)
Destination :

Event number : 2
Alert type : Malicious Sites Blocking
Source : MATT-LINUX (E0:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx)
Destination :

RT-AC87U's AiProtection detected suspicious networking behavior and prevented your device making a connection to a malicious website (see above and the attached log for details).Suggested actions:...

And the text of the message is:

2017-04-11 00:54:40 E0:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx attempts to surf a limited website ,the connection has been blocked

Any thoughts as to what happened? I'm thinking it is not site related, just want to verify...

Post# 931754 , Reply# 1   4/11/2017 at 01:00 (433 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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Considering it's an ad-heavy local TV station news site, I wouldn't be surprised if something tried to pop up that didn't seem kosher.


I use the "Disconnect" software to automatically block/hide the obnoxious ads that TV and newspaper sites are notorious for.


I just tried the link again and it came up fine.

Post# 931756 , Reply# 2   4/11/2017 at 01:27 (433 days old) by petek (Ontari ari ari O )        

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Strangely I had a couple of instances tonight as well where clicking a thread or one of the categories got me a server type warning. 

Post# 931757 , Reply# 3   4/11/2017 at 01:32 (433 days old) by askolover (South of Nash Vegas, TN)        
ever read 1984?

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Big Brother is watching YOU!

Post# 931774 , Reply# 4   4/11/2017 at 06:44 (432 days old) by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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I think its a glitch somewhere along the lines.....sweeping across many sites and links....

I was getting the warning windows from my Anti-virus, "site not safe".....and I was clicking into Comcast!

Post# 931788 , Reply# 5   4/11/2017 at 08:18 (432 days old) by runematic (southcentral pa)        

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Ok, I was just reading this thread & I clicked on the blue forum link at the bottom & I was directed to a notice on this site from 2012 about going offline for a digital protest. It was something Robert had posted then.

Post# 931789 , Reply# 6   4/11/2017 at 08:23 (432 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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How odd, I've had that exact issue happen a few times also....

Post# 931794 , Reply# 7   4/11/2017 at 09:04 (432 days old) by Unimatic1140 (Minneapolis)        

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I checked the security logs of the site for the ISP Matt and all is just fine here. It sounds like it was an issue with and not aw.

Post# 931811 , Reply# 8   4/11/2017 at 11:24 (432 days old) by MattL (Flushing, MI)        

Robert, thanks for checking, really appreciate your knowledge and skills keeping this site running smoothly.

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