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by GraemeL
Sat Nov 01, 2008 3:03 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: request to open source WOT
Replies: 20
Views: 621

Source is visible already

If you're using the Firefox version, just find where FF hides the jar file, unzip it somewhere and look at the source files.

I'm sure the developers would at least consider any useful patches you might send them.
by GraemeL
Thu Sep 25, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: Reputation discussions
Topic: Can SecuROM site really be called malicious?
Replies: 14
Views: 795

Re: But what's the present news..?

Their software is used for DRM in Spore and has been in the news on various gaming sites over the past few weeks. This is probably why it's seen the activity. EA, who produce Spore have already backed down on the severity of their DRM restrictions on the game twice. Edit to add: <a href="http://news...
by GraemeL
Thu Sep 25, 2008 12:26 pm
Forum: Reputation discussions
Topic: Can SecuROM site really be called malicious?
Replies: 14
Views: 795

/agree logicman

I have them rated at 1 for trustworthiness, reliability and privacy...

The software is stealth installed.
It's impossible to get support when it breaks things.
It phones home without asking for permission.
by GraemeL
Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:16 pm
Forum: Reputation discussions
Topic: Another bad PhishTank hit
Replies: 6
Views: 642

Stupid naming indeed

You'd think they hadn't heard of load balancing techniques. It really is an invitation for a phisher to jump on. I'll take a look at the PhishTank API docs if I get a chance. See if I can spot anything to make it more reliable. The false positives are a pain, but it may actually be worth getting the...
by GraemeL
Mon Aug 25, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Reputation discussions
Topic: Another bad PhishTank hit
Replies: 6
Views: 642

Another bad PhishTank hit

Somebody needs to look at the importing of FishTank listings. Looks like another reputable financial site got turned red by FishTank. Onlinecreditcenter2 listing. It's owned by General Electric and does credit for JC Penney's.
by GraemeL
Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Analysis of fake anti-virus malware
Replies: 0
Views: 950

Analysis of fake anti-virus malware

The Register has a nice article, Anatomy of a malware scam on the many headed fake anti virus scam that's been on the go for a while now.
by GraemeL
Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:33 pm
Forum: Reputation discussions
Topic: ecom01.fiservboston.com
Replies: 3
Views: 452

Thanks for the replies. I

Thanks for the replies.

I was hoping that the admins would have some way of telling the system to ignore the PhishTank listing for the domain to bump its reputation back up and avoid displaying false positives to users.

Maybe something for the devs to think about for a future project.
by GraemeL
Fri Aug 08, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Reputation discussions
Topic: ecom01.fiservboston.com
Replies: 3
Views: 452

ecom01.fiservboston.com

<a href="http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/ecom01.fiservboston.com/comment-18169#comment-18169">ecom01.fiservboston.com</a> Noticed a user commenting that it was the login server for a bank, but the domain has a low trust score because of a PhishTank hit. That hit is probably a false positive as my ...
by GraemeL
Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Seeking new trusted sources
Replies: 24
Views: 1651

URIBL

http://uribl.com/index.shtml Community based site that tracks links advertised in spam. They have several lists that can be checked against with a DNS lookup. Black for domains showing up in spam with no legitimate history. Red for newly created domains that show up in email but are not confirmed as...