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Q106's website is infected with malware

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Q106's website is infected with malware

Post by MWmetalhead » Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:30 pm

When accessing q106fm.com to listen to the station's livestream, my Bitdefender software went nuts.

"Suspicious connection blocked" message flashed two or three times.


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Re: Q106's website is infected with malware

Post by Calvert DeForest » Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:42 pm

I've received those alerts on several station websites, mostly belonging to iHeart properties. Cumulus had a problem with the WLS-AM website that set off a bunch of alarms a year or two back. Turns out in that case someone hacked into the site and planted a malicious script.


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Re: Q106's website is infected with malware

Post by radioandtventhusiast » Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:04 pm

I had some strange redirect on IHeart websites in Toledo back around 2014. Those were fixed, thankfully.



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