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AiProtection - Malicious Sites Blocking

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by evrycard, Oct 13, 2018 at 5:58 PM.

  1. evrycard

    evrycard Occasional Visitor

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  3. skeal

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    Disable "Malicious site blocking" in AI Protection settings.
     
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    But, one should ask one selves whether that is a good idea. Look up the domain on alienvault.
     
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    Maybe it knows something you don’t. lol
     
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    I have been a member of that forum for a long time and never had any problem until yesterday. And I didn't make any change to any setting. Unless the owner of the forum has made it a phishing site or is it MicroTrend?
     
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    Could have been hi-jacked some how. It could be linked to phishing scams or look like it does.
     
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    Use TOR Browser to get to it instead - it has a natural level of protection against a few things. At least until you are sure. And TOR Browser will bypass the router protection too. Just read up on TOR Browser if you intend to use it much.
     
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    Or use vpn for devices or sites that you want to bypass without disabling aiprotect.
     
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    In other words TOR. It's free and works like a VPN although one should be careful about evil exit nodes.

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    Thanks Merlin.

    I had the same issue with a safelinking site. Nothing would work with Diversion and Skynet running so I just used the TOR Browser which should be fairly safe with these sites.

    If one is very concerned they can use TAILS OS on a laptop or VM.

    Don't bypass protection otherwise.

    A VPN would do just that and is dangerous.

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    Is there a way to add the "unsafe" sites to an "allowed" list to bypass "Malicious site blocking"?
     
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    I wouldn’t do that. Wait for the site to get fixed.
     
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    Just do as suggested.. Use TOR Browser..

    Don't bypass protection it's there for a reason..

    You may as well just switch it off completely if you want to do that.

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    There's no whitelisting capability in AiProtection's Malicious Website blocking.
     
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