[Box-Admins] Yandex thinks squeakfoundation.org has malware, someone should probably check this

Chris Cunnington smalltalktelevision at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 23:39:54 UTC 2012

On 2012-11-25 6:37 PM, Ken Causey wrote:
> On 11/25/2012 05:07 PM, Ken Causey wrote:
>> On 11/25/2012 03:05 PM, Chris Cunnington wrote:
>>> On 2012-11-25 3:56 PM, Hans-Martin Mosner wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> while trying to unsubscribe a past employee from squeak mailing lists,
>>>> I stumbled across a mywot.com warning:
>>>> http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/lists.squeakfoundation.org?utm_source=addon&utm_content=rw-viewsc 
>>>> which was obviously caused by this yandex.com listing:
>>>> http://yandex.com/infected?l10n=en&url=lists.squeakfoundation.org
>>>> Are you aware of this, and have you checked whether the malware is
>>>> actually present on the server?
>>>> If not, the server should probably checked thoroughly.
>>>> Otherwise, if something was there but has been removed in the
>>>> meantime, someone should contact yandex to tell them to
>>>> re-check.
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Hans-Martin
>>> Thanks, we'll look into it. I can say that I hope to give that server a
>>> viking funeral just as soon as I can. We're moving to a new one.
>>> Chris
>> Thanks for the information. It would be really nice if Yandex would
>> provide more specific information. I'm trying to get it but it looks
>> like it's a complex process and I'm not even sure I will get what I'm
>> looking for (the specific URL that supposedly includes the virus).
>> Ken
> After jumping through a hoop or two I was able to get the exact URL 
> that Yandex was troubled about.  It was an attachment to an email sent 
> to the Seaside mailing list in 2004.  I deleted it and have asked to 
> have the site rechecked which Yandex claims may take several days.  
> Hopefully that takes care of that.
> Ken
Nice detective work.
 From eight years ago. Interesting.


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