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January 05, 2013 11:29AM
It seems like all these spammers are really becoming a nonsense for our site! hot smiley angry smiley sad smiley

When I wanted to open up the site, I got the following warning with links to these "reasons":


Reported Attack Page!

This web page at osprey.unisa.ac.za has been reported as an attack page and has been blocked based on your security preferences.
Attack pages try to install programs that steal private information, use your computer to attack others, or damage your system.
Some attack pages intentionally distribute harmful software, but many are compromised without the knowledge or permission of their owners.

[url=http://safebrowsing.clients.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?client=Firefox&hl=en-US&site=http://osprey.unisa.ac.za/phorum/ [url]http://www.stopbadware.org/firefox?hl=en-US&url=http%3A%2F%2Fosprey.unisa.ac.za%2Fphorum%2F[/url]][/url]

Re: Forum being blocked by FireFox
January 05, 2013 02:20PM
Thank you for the update.

I think we need the webmaster to look into this.
Re: Forum being blocked by FireFox
January 05, 2013 02:32PM
I have had to delete some messages.

For themoment DO NOT click on any re direction links i.e hyperlinks or URL's
Re: Forum being blocked by FireFox
January 06, 2013 11:25AM
It will be nice if we can get advice on what to do if we were affected by the hack. Should we click "ignore this warning" or use other browsers that are not infected (Firefox in both my linux and windows partions seems to be infected even though I was on linux when I clicked on the link).
Re: Forum being blocked by FireFox
January 10, 2013 06:49PM
It has been resolved.

Small discrepancy between Unisa code and Osprey as it relates to the new Unisa template which was implemented last month. There was never any danger of malware being served by Osprey. Fixed now. I am not too impressed with the way Google marked Osprey.... they do not know everything...
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