Cannot unlock blocked website after latest update

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Cannot unlock blocked website after latest update

Since of today I cannot unlock the following website:

 

http://www.livefootballol.me/live-football-streaming.html

 

After the latest update I could unlock other blocked websites but not that one. Not feeling safe to use a programme that decides what I visit and don't visit and what next, blocking political websites decided by F-secure?

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Aspirant

Re: websites getting blocked

I cannot use the internet after the latest update and had to contact the broadband supplier and end my subscription from f-secure and turn to another one. What a joke this poxy little finnish firm is and they are now worse than Nokia so drink some vodka and go into the sauna and stay there the lotta ya.

Superuser

Re: Cannot unlock blocked website after latest update

Hello,

 

Sorry for my reply. I'm also only F-Secure user (their home solutions).

 

Why it not possible to unlock/allow this website?


as addition: your noted URL (with my experience) rated as harmful-website.

So, if you're sure that there is false-positive (wrong rating) -> possible to use F-Secure SAS:

https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

Then F-Secure Labs able to re-rate page and provide some feedback/explanation.

 

After such action will be not required to use local steps for allow website (which should be possible).

 

Thanks!

Superuser

Re: websites getting blocked


@bloke1968 wrote:

I cannot use the internet after the latest update and had to contact the broadband supplier and end my subscription from f-secure and turn to another one. What a joke this poxy little finnish firm is and they are now worse than Nokia so drink some vodka and go into the sauna and stay there the lotta ya.


Hello,

 

Basically, F-Secure do provide abilities to rule their software. And with abilities to choose own decision (at least) about web-filtering/browsing protection.

 

Maybe it can be with differences - when we talk about customized/branded F-Secure solutions (but not likely). Since it's not a ISP or something else - where required not designed steps. this is software with certain features and settings which possible to use.

 

Also if you will switch to another solution - do note to which one. I'm also only F-Secure user and it can be interesting for me (as I do like to use some other security solutions as my own experience).

 

Thanks!

Aspirant

Re: Cannot unlock blocked website after latest update

There is no way to unblock it like for other websites also considered harmful. It is a bug in the new update which means the security programme is insecure and useless to the users that pay money for it.

 

Maybe F-secure should remove all the blocking and start over again. People cannot even access websites they have shopped things from for centuries.

 

I no longer have F-secure and I am very glad for that cause now it is working a charm and much faster as well. It also found isses F-secure never alerted me to.

Aspirant

Re: websites getting blocked

I could not in any way shape or form allow the website. I could do that with other harmful websites. It is clearly a bug in the update and maybe someone is being paid money to class certain websites as harmful when they are not and many like me have used that website for many years without any issues. That website just provides links so the website itself has no way of being a problem to users.

 

The programmes it links to are never harmfulm and if a problem occured f-secure programme always alerted me. All the ways you can use to unblock it does not work in this case.

Superuser

Re: Cannot unlock blocked website after latest update

Hello,

 

Sorry for my long reply. Possible do not read it. But just as discussion under community. I able to feel your opinion and feelings. I'm also F-Secure user and some other software (so I do able to feel when they do act wrongly for me).

 

With common situation (recent update for stable F-Secure IS/SAFE solution is 17.0-build) should work like this:

 

--> You're open certain website under browser.

This page rated as harmful or suspicious by F-Secure Security Cloud (such rating can be based on internal or external databases). Or page is restricted by local (user's) rules and settings for related feature as filtering certain categories of webpages (Content Blocker, Family Rules, Parental Control).

 

--> F-Secure installation do trigger blockpage under HTTP-connection (if you do use supported browser and Browsing Protection extension is installed -> under HTTPS-connection too). As prevention to access to 'known' malicious pages (can be false positives - but usually based on exploiting service by someone else; while with 'restricted' content as categories - can be false positive with full meanings).

Such blockpage should be with button "Allow website". When you do use it -> domain is whitelisted for you.

Also blockpage with URL to F-Secure SAS (F-Secure Labs) as ability to inform F-Secure that they do rate webpage wrongly. And domain will be whitelisted for all.

 

--> Also possible to use settings under F-Secure UI. Where possible to navigate from Main UI to "Tools"-tab (or under "Settings) and choose "Allowed and denied websited". Where possible to allow any domain or block any domain which users would like. Such rules should work and with try to visit harmful/suspicious/restricted-rated pages - will be not visible any blockpages (domains are allowed).

 

--> Also possible to disable/turn off any of such features. Possible to turn off "Browsing Protection" (OR protection against illegal-rated OR protection against suspicious-rated pages). Also possible to disable Content Blocker (Family Rules/Parental Control).



Probably your experience about broken/trouble (as you call it - "bug") with Allow-button (?!) - when it not work? But all of known such troubles was fixed (or was possible to fix it by restart system as example). And all other options should work anyway.

 

So, basically, I feel that it's can be not really good situation and so. But there was/is certain user's control and decision to rule this software.

 

Do you able to note to what solution you are switched? I will check some of my own systems about potential fresh findings.

 

Thanks!

Superuser

Re: websites getting blocked


bloke1968 wrote:

I could not in any way shape or form allow the website. I could do that with other harmful websites. It is clearly a bug in the update and maybe someone is being paid money to class certain websites as harmful when they are not and many like me have used that website for many years without any issues. That website just provides links so the website itself has no way of being a problem to users.

 

The programmes it links to are never harmfulm and if a problem occured f-secure programme always alerted me. All the ways you can use to unblock it does not work in this case.


So.. strange that it was possible with other websites, but not with this one. But I'm not sure how update related there (but do you mean that this certain website was blocked by F-Secure blockpage?! Or view of website was broken even after allowing it?).

 

I'm not sure that anyone able to paid money to class certain websites as harmful (since most likely it possible to do and do not paid money). But if you talk about your noted URL (under another thread). For example, under virustotal.com such domain time to time are marked as phishing-website by some of companies:

https://www.virustotal.com/#/url/1a1beec8d35345b38c0915f3971c3f4e57edeaf4c35a3dbdfceb48669b254c84/de...

By Google (as example).

 

Then it can be with 're-rate' and then back. For example, next URL was rated as "Phishing" by Google under virustotal some days/weeks before today (when all OK already):
https://www.virustotal.com/#/url/940333f91d6dadfce5cce71cbab4be283544b656e54ed421d282548874e07ed5/de...

 

And usually websites can be safe, good and valid - but their developers or administrators (or owners) do not control it's security/configuration. And certain good website can be hacked/exploited (by vulnerable modules/design or misconfiguration).

For example, recent story about DDE exploit do use 'valid/safe' pages as src for downloading payload. Most likely  - pages was hacked and then exploited for such reasons.

 

Thanks!

 

Superuser

Re: Cannot unlock blocked website after latest update

Hello,

 

By the way -> by "latest" update did you mean something as recent days?

 

Just because -> I re-check with my own laptop and F-Secure SAFE installation (where today  installed fresh update for Online Safety module) and I also able to repeat such troubleview (even I not tried it some days/weeks before - if it was broken too).

Even for ALL (any?!) websites -> not possible to unblock websites (by most of steps).

 

If your experience about too much recent 'latest' update - so there maybe something fresh than we discuss previously (and where you place your some of first replies). With such situation good to contact F-Secure Support Channels directly (probably).

 

Thanks!

Aspirant

Re: Cannot unlock blocked website after latest update

Despite using the allow webpage button it does not unblock it for the particular website mentioned above. So far that is the only one but I suspect there are more. I have also placed the website address in the list of not blocked websites but still it won't allow it.

 

F-secure are running errands for large scale companies in the tv industry and are blocking what they consider illegal websites but they are not illegal to use by visitors of the page. 

 

F-secure have turned themselves into a police state within the police state. They will probably start blocking political websites they do not agree with as a next step.

 

F-secure has ended the idea of a free internet and are therefor in breach of international laws and free speech. By doing this they will create powerful enemies online. Therefor I refuse to use their services cause hackers will likely target them soon.

 

The latest update was sent out in the past 2 days.