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Windows 7: Avast detecting HTML Script inf on most websites

11 Apr 2011   #1
fillup

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Avast detecting HTML Script inf on most websites

Anyone else having this problem? Most of the websites I try to access are being detected as infected. Avast Free 6.0.1044. Virus Def 110411-1


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11 Apr 2011   #2
mrobjo

 
 

I am having same problem on pc and laptop,have uninstalled it for now,also cannot get on avast website,they have big problems i think.
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11 Apr 2011   #3
mitchell64

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fillup View Post
Anyone else having this problem? Most of the websites I try to access are being detected as infected. Avast Free 6.0.1044. Virus Def 110411-1
Same here, must be a definitions problem as i disabled updates on my laptop before connecting to the net & it is ok.

Avast forums appears to be down as well.

EDIT: If you disable just the "Web Shield" component from Avast control panel in the mean time until things are sorted it gets you up & running.

This still leaves you with "Network & File" shields
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11 Apr 2011   #4
DaRonRon

Main OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Secondary: Vista 32 bit
 
 

Im having this too right now! In fact i was about to post a thread regarding this.. so i guess this means we're not really getting malware right? False alarm i'd imagine.
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11 Apr 2011   #5
Fayla

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit SP1
 
 

Maybe they got site jacked and the perpetrators put out a bad update after gaining control? So the Avast owners took their site offline to rectify the issue? BUT that's just a shot in the dark by my imagination.

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fillup View Post
Anyone else having this problem? Most of the websites I try to access are being detected as infected. Avast Free 6.0.1044. Virus Def 110411-1
Same here, must be a definitions problem as i disabled updates on my laptop before connecting to the net & it is ok.

Avast forums appears to be down as well.
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11 Apr 2011   #6
mrobjo

 
 

Have looked in a few forums,and lots people with same problem,apparently avast are trying to fix the problem.
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11 Apr 2011   #7
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

No problem here. However, I did a custom install and I only have the File shield, Web Shield, Network Shield and Behavior Shield installed, with no WebRep.

Which shield is preventing access?
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11 Apr 2011   #8
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

I have Avast Internet Security. It has the firewall.

All mine is blocking is Flash enclosed ads and connections. I was on Miniclip with Chrome set to block all incoming cookies and ads. I totally clear the cache when done.

Anyway it was blocking tracking cookies and adware/malware coming from Miniclip and thru the Flash game.
That is the way I have it set so that shows it was working to me.

Everything is good on this forum. No problems.

Avast site is up and works fine for me.
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11 Apr 2011   #9
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

From avast! antivirus | Facebook
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110411-2 UPDATE IS OUT! PLEASE UPDATE YOUR DATABASE.
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11 Apr 2011   #10
mitchell64

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corrine View Post
From avast! antivirus | Facebook
Quote:
110411-2 UPDATE IS OUT! PLEASE UPDATE YOUR DATABASE.
All sorted, thank you Corrine
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