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Nation's Tri website listed as harmful & suspicious
CREATED: 08/12/10 by DavidWGrant REPLIES: 8
DavidWGrant's ravatar DavidWGrant    JOINED: 12/10/09    POSTS: 7
Nation's Tri website listed as harmful & suspicious
POSTED: 8/12/10 4:10 PM

WHEN GOING TO THE NATION'S WEBSITE I GET A WARNING AND CLICK ON GOOGLE DIAGNOSTICS AND GET THIS:

What is the current listing status for www.thenationstriathlon.com?
Site is listed as suspicious - visiting this web site may harm your computer.

Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 1 time(s) over the past 90 days.

What happened when Google visited this site?
Of the 3 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 1 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2010-08-11, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2010-08-09.
Malicious software includes 1 scripting exploit(s), 1 trojan(s). Successful infection resulted in an average of 7 new process(es) on the target machine.

Malicious software is hosted on 3 domain(s), including analitycscredit.com/, solid-success.in/, fastsofon.com/.

This site was hosted on 1 network(s) including AS11798 (BLUEHOST).

Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?
Over the past 90 days, www.thenationstriathlon.com did not appear to function as an intermediary for the infection of any sites.

Has this site hosted malware?
No, this site has not hosted malicious software over the past 90 days.

How did this happen?
In some cases, third parties can add malicious code to legitimate sites, which would cause us to show the warning message.

bcfrank's ravatar bcfrank    JOINED: 3/23/09    POSTS: 898
RE: Nation's Tri website listed as harmful & suspicious
POSTED: 8/12/10 4:14 PM

Yep. They probably sent too many spam emails to Andy and pissed him off. :)

This version of the URL has been working though: http://nationstri.com/home.html. For some reason the address with the "www" in front of it is the suspicious version.

DavidWGrant's ravatar DavidWGrant    JOINED: 12/10/09    POSTS: 7
RE: Nation's Tri website listed as harmful & suspicious
POSTED: 8/13/10 9:40 AM

Nope, the one without 'www' also does not work this morning.

emle's ravatar emle    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 127
RE: Nation's Tri website listed as harmful & suspicious
POSTED: 8/13/10 1:53 PM

For what it's worth - yesterday I clicked on the link that bcfrank provided above and just had a bad feeling about it while the page was loading. I closed out before it finished loading, but had a feeling my computer was hacked. Sure enough it was. It wasn't fun booting up my computer to see links to trojan.exe files and porn websites.....on my work computer.
Who knows if it was just a chance thing for me but be careful.

Emily

Burcu    JOINED: 6/28/10    POSTS: 16
RE: Nation's Tri website listed as harmful & suspicious
POSTED: 8/13/10 2:03 PM

Now it all makes sense... My work computer got a trojan virus after checking the Nations Tri website and it didn't make sense to me then cuz I had some other websites open at the same time. They had to wipe out my entire profile since I had several porn icons on my screen, on a federal work computer...

vinkadog    JOINED: 1/4/10    POSTS: 15
RE: Nation's Tri website listed as harmful & suspicious
POSTED: 8/13/10 3:35 PM

Hi everyone,

I let Sally over at WSEM (event producer) know about this thread. Her response: "We're aware of it and are feverishly working to fix it. Unfortunately it's not a quick fix."

Marta

bsull184's ravatar bsull184    JOINED: 2/6/10    POSTS: 283
RE: Nation's Tri website listed as harmful & suspicious
POSTED: 8/13/10 3:53 PM

Hrm. I saw that, but then went and typed the address in anyways figuring it was some sort of mistake. Guess I'll have to do some heavy computer cleaning on my home PC. Thanks for the heads up.

bcfrank's ravatar bcfrank    JOINED: 3/23/09    POSTS: 898
RE: Nation's Tri website listed as harmful & suspicious
POSTED: 8/13/10 4:10 PM

It will all depend on your firewalls and antivirus software. I was checking that site regularly (to make sure the links I was putting in emails and posts were viable) and my computer didn't get hit by anything.

Thank you antivirus! :)

bsull184's ravatar bsull184    JOINED: 2/6/10    POSTS: 283
RE: Nation's Tri website listed as harmful & suspicious
POSTED: 8/21/10 2:07 PM

It appears to be back in order. I also noticed the bike course is changed since the last time I was able to visit. They didn't get permits for the GW Parkway apparently, and are back on the Clara Barton.

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