User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008052906 Firefox/3.0 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008052906 Firefox/3.0 The new "Reported Attack Site" feature in Firefox 3.0 will block the site and not stop the infection at all. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. MAKE SURE you're running anti-virus software 2. Go to www.keygen.us 3. Watch your anti-virus software go psycho Actual Results: The attached photo explains it all but it triggered my anti-virus software Expected Results: Completely blocked the site not triggering any virus alerts or potentially infecting the user. I checked to keep this confidential due to the malicious content contained in this report. If a user tried to replicate this security failure it is possible they may become infected with malicious software. I personally consider this a major issue due to the fact a user may get a false sense of security from the notice of the site being blocked. I am sorry but I cannot report technical data on what exploit is triggering this alarm due to the fact that viewing the source of the blocked page only opens the view-source window with another notice saying it is a "Reported attack site" and the ignore this warning feature fails to work (Inside the newly opened window)(Which I am guessing is another bug all together).
The site mentioned is blocked for me as intended. I suspect that the antivirus is using a similar list, and is responding to bug 438831. LiveHTTPHeaders confirms no other traffic.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 438831
(In reply to comment #0) > (...) > on what exploit is triggering this alarm due to the fact that viewing the > source of the blocked page only opens the view-source window with another > notice saying it is a "Reported attack site" and the ignore this warning > feature fails to work (Inside the newly opened window)(Which I am guessing is > another bug all together). Your guess is right - see bug 435726 (it has "phishing protection" in the title, but underlying mechanisms for phishing and malware "protection" are actually the same).
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