[ubuntu-uk] OT: Poundland
zleap at zleap.net
Tue Mar 3 19:54:59 GMT 2009
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Alan Jenkins wrote:
> LeeGroups wrote:
>>>> So I really must check out this Poundland offer. I tried looking for the
>>>> Poundland website, but Google told me that poundland.com contained
>>>> malicious code and would not let me directly visit it. Wikipedia listed
>>>> the site as being at poundland.co.uk, which when I tried to access it, I
>>>> got a warning saying it was a Reported Attack Site. But I visited the
>>>> site anyway, with the NoScript actively blocking the scripts. I am
>>>> guessing that someone has probably hacked the site and put code on there
>>> "Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 1 time(s) over
>>> the past 90 days."
>>> Looks okay now if you ignore the warning and visit the site anyway.
>> I've just tried this on a Windows box, and the Avast scanner went nuts
>> (sirens and everything) complaining an infected script file had been
>> detected... Maybe it's not so safe after all... Certainly not on this
>> box anyway... :|
> Well sounds that if your a windows user you should leave well alone...
> on Linux though you should be ok but still best to avoid going on the
> site unless absolutely necessary.
I wonder if they are actually aware of the issue, perhaps someone who is
near to a Poundland store could go in and let em know.
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