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    McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    This just started popping up for me today, but it looks like it might be related to the incident that happened in early March. Anyway, I thought you might want to know.



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    What was the incident?



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    I got a virus the other day when I clicked on a bleacher report link that was posted on CF. I was on the phone with Dell for 4 hours to get it off.



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    McAfee is about the worst antivirus program there is. If it detects even a hint of another antivirus program, ad blocker, spyware detector, registry cleaners, etc. on your computer, it literally locks down your system with no internet access whatsoever and your only recourse is running a system restore. I spent more than 3 hours over two phone calls with their technical support and was charged over $300 just for them to tell me that I would need to for all purposes format the hard drive just to run the program. Needless to say I demanded a refund for the product and my time wasted on the phone with them - fortunately I got it.


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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    I don't like McAfee either, I use Avast at home. This was on my work computer. I just thought CF might want to try and get that changed. The incident was that there was a virus on the site for a while back in early march that infected some people.



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    McAfee is about the worst antivirus program there is. If it detects even a hint of another antivirus program, ad blocker, spyware detector, registry cleaners, etc. on your computer, it literally locks down your system with no internet access whatsoever and your only recourse is running a system restore. I spent more than 3 hours over two phone calls with their technical support and was charged over $300 just for them to tell me that I would need to for all purposes format the hard drive just to run the program. Needless to say I demanded a refund for the product and my time wasted on the phone with them - fortunately I got it.
    With talks of the incident and people being given back time, is this a Lost thread?


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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    to be fair, CF is a potentially dangerous waste of time.



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by CTAClone View Post
    With talks of the incident and people being given back time, is this a Lost thread?
    Ooops...

    I got my money back - I'm still waiting for McAfee to return my 3 hours...


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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    Our tech guy assured me that there is nothing wrong with the site.



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Our tech guy assured me that there is nothing wrong with the site.
    Except for the server sometimes....



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Our tech guy assured me that there is nothing wrong with the site.
    Server goes down in 5...4...3...2...1...



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    I use Microsoft Security Essentials...it's free and just as good as every other paid antivirus out there.



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by wxman1 View Post
    I use Microsoft Security Essentials...it's free and just as good as every other paid antivirus out there.
    AVG Free version here........seems to work just fine.



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Our tech guy assured me that there is nothing wrong with the site.
    What if this is all a scam and C-Willy and the tech guy are running a massive identity theft scheme through CF?



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    Re: McAfee site advisor has CF flagged as potentially dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyched View Post
    What if this is all a scam and C-Willy and the tech guy are running a massive identity theft scheme through CF?

    That'a what the gender and age thread were all about!!!!



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