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wrightyp100
07-06-2011, 05:14 AM
Anyone else getting "BlackHole Toolkit web attack" from the newtek homepage? Just thought I'd let you guys know. Might be nothing.

cagey5
07-06-2011, 05:16 AM
Well, avast just went bonkers when I went there so seems to be an issue at present.

Or perhaps it only attacks people from Manchester?

OnlineRender
07-06-2011, 05:28 AM
Or perhaps it only attacks people from Manchester?

Would you blame it ;) wonders what it would do to a glaswegian

iain_r
07-06-2011, 05:48 AM
The main page results in Kaspersky listing a Trojan download attempt, blocks it. I've already email customer services and tech support regarding the error. I have a bookmark to the forums and don't get the error. Tried to go directly to the Lightwave page as a test to read the newsletter and it reports the trojan from there as well. Think I'll stick with the direct bookmark.

wrightyp100
07-06-2011, 06:17 AM
Just scanning the ol work computer now. Glasweigans hmmmm? I dunno. Have a try and let us know yeah? ;)

SBowie
07-06-2011, 06:36 AM
I've reported this matter directly to MIST/IT - thanks guys!

Snosrap
07-06-2011, 06:25 PM
Somebody is unhappy that Core got cancelled.:D

Bigfeats
07-06-2011, 08:28 PM
Yeah my AV cuaght it at 1:30 am I and sent a PM out asap. I have no idea if i sent it to the right person though.

wrightyp100
07-07-2011, 04:26 AM
@snosrap my mate at work said the exact same thing. Virus makers need to get lives. But as South Park once said, "How do you kill something with no life?"

JamesCurtis
07-07-2011, 09:48 AM
So any word on if this is fixed?

SBowie
07-07-2011, 10:02 AM
Last I heard was yesterday morning, but MIS/IT had been investigating it since the previous day by then, was continuing, not found any actual problem at that time. My virus software here doesn't report an issue, either. It may be a false positive, don't know, sorry.

JamesCurtis
07-07-2011, 12:24 PM
Just so you know, I used my NT Main Page bookmark link and had no issues. My AV software is Avast.