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RT-AC68U reporting malicious phishing site

banger

Regular Contributor
My Asus RT-AC68U has Trend Micro AIProtection enabled in its firmware. It is reporting that it has blocked a malicious phishing site and which machine it was on. Only thing is I dont recognise the web address so cant be a link or typed url. I have an automated tester running but at the times it runs dont coincide with Trend Micro blocking the site.

Anyone know how to track this down?
 

ATLga

Regular Contributor
My Asus RT-AC68U has Trend Micro AIProtection enabled in its firmware. It is reporting that it has blocked a malicious phishing site and which machine it was on. Only thing is I dont recognise the web address so cant be a link or typed url. I have an automated tester running but at the times it runs dont coincide with Trend Micro blocking the site.

Anyone know how to track this down?
An ad from a site you visited most likely
 

banger

Regular Contributor
Yes I have an adblocker ultimate in my FF browser just wondering how it got past that?
 

RMerlin

Asuswrt-Merlin dev
Could-be a built in application ad, or an adware installer that was run while installing a program.
 

banger

Regular Contributor
Could-be a built in application ad, or an adware installer that was run while installing a program.
Yea been racking my brain to see if I have installed anything but dont think so. It hasn't repeated in days after so all good.

Now that I have upgraded to 386 Beta RC2-3 Trend Micro includes the source program and it is Gigabyte which I instantly know was the Gigabyte Utility App which I have uninstalled. Useful that TM now includes source program info.
 
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RMerlin

Asuswrt-Merlin dev
Trend Micro includes the source program and it is Gigabyte
This was the source MAC, not the source application. All the router can tell is what was the MAC address, and identify the manufacturer through OUI. The router has no way to identify the application.
 

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