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It seems that your website is infected by a HTML Script Virus. Every time I click on a new link or tab, my ESET Antivirus reports an infection by HTML/ScrInject.B.Gen virus.

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DamienC9 (author)2015-11-27

Bumping this, same scenario, page of origin is XBox360 Teardown, will update with screens and url if you need

Windows 10 Pro
Firefox 42

Definately coming from the adserver, url in report has different host domain than page content. Solution, HOST ALL CONTENT FOR DISPLAY, and make them link embed your stuff.

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Kiteman (author)2012-05-21
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canucksgirl (author)Kiteman2012-05-21

There was a discussion a couple months ago about this virus, and its origin seems to be coming from the Ad's, and appears to have been a false positive report by ESET Antivirus. I can't speak on this specific scenario, but the info might help the programmers in determining if there is a real threat here or not.


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mikeasaurus (author)canucksgirl2012-05-23

Will your browser antivirus let the page load? If yes, what does the site do?


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kroner (author)mikeasaurus2012-05-28

Hi mikeasuarus,

Browser is Firefox and OS is Windows 7 Ultimate. It seems to be working now and may have been a false positive as noted by canuckgirl.

Innitially, the page would load and then be blocked by ESET after detecting the threat. This only happened when clicking the NEXT link on the page. If I clicked on the next number in the sequence to change pages, then it was fine.

But all appears to be ok now.


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