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Domain blacklisted by SiteAdvisor (McAfee):


My Website is blacklisted.


Please remove the domain from blacklist

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Re: Domain blacklisted by SiteAdvisor (McAfee):

Discussion successfully moved from Community Support to McAfee WebAdvisor (formerly SiteAdvisor)

Follow these guidelines/Instructions. How To Dispute WebAdvisor/SiteAdvisor's rating of a website

Creating a ticket with Trusted Source is by far the quickest way to get it cleared.

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Re: Domain blacklisted by SiteAdvisor (McAfee):

That may clear the Red setting for a while but it doesn't remove the reason for the blacklisting.

On a technical level, TrustedSource (and hence WebAdvisor) says the site contains "illegal software", whatever that means, and a selection of other malicious items that would justify the site in being blocked. Well, you can argue your case with TrustedSource by following the link Peacekeeper has given you.

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If, however, you persuade TrustedSource to mark the site as Safe, you still have a problem with Fortinet, which is flagging multiple elements of your site for Phishing. It is probable that TrustedSource/WebAdvisor is getting its information from Fortinet, so your site may be blacklisted again. You'll have to deal with Fortinet to sort that out. I got this information from urlquery, which provided the Fortinet data; it may be an old detection that has simply not been removed - your site seems only to have been registered since May 2017.

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Quite apart from those blacklistings, your site may be flagged as Suspicious because, looking around, you are dropping advertising for the site in forums, groups and other places where such advertising will probably be classed as URL spam an/or forum spam.

And finally, the content that your site exists to provide may be illegal. Offering free downloads of HD movies, especially movies that have only just been released, is likely to get you into trouble with the media content owners. Don't be surprised if you start getting cease-and-desist orders from the big media outfits, and of course once you start getting those it becomes more likely that your site is going to be blacklisted again.

Have a nice day.

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