Jump to content
CCleaner Community Forums

started getting notifications of upcoming danger


Linda1Brooks
 Share

Recommended Posts

  • Moderators

It's just a warning (from Safari probably) that the sites you are visiting may not be fully trusted.

There could be may reasons why;
The site may still be using http instead of https
The sites security licence may be expired (or be due for renewal).
there nay be something dodgy about an advertisment on that webpage.
There may have been some 'infection' on that site in the past.
and other reasons.

They are just being careful and looking after you, sometimes they are too careful - but they are trying to look after people who don't know much about computers and computer scams.

I use Malwarebytes Bowser Guard on Firefox and get 4 or 5 similar warnings everyday;.
It depends what I am looking at - as a moderator of a few forums I probably see and visit more dodgy stuff than a 'normal' computer user would.

In the end they are just warnings to say:
'that webpage/website has something unusal that we don't like and we think you should avoid it - but it's up to you to decide'.
Of course the only way to decide is to go there and have a look for yourself.

And that's up to you, if you are unsure then don't go there.

*** Out of Beer Error ->->-> Recovering Memory ***

Worried about 'Tracking Files'? Worried about why some files come back after cleaning? See this link:
https://community.ccleaner.com/topic/52668-tracking-files/?tab=comments#comment-300043

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

On 31/05/2020 at 02:06, nukecad said:

It's just a warning (from Safari probably) that the sites you are visiting may not be fully trusted.

There could be may reasons why;
The site may still be using http instead of https
The sites security licence may be expired (or be due for renewal).
there nay be something dodgy about an advertisment on that webpage.
There may have been some 'infection' on that site in the past.
and other reasons.

They are just being careful and looking after you, sometimes they are too careful - but they are trying to look after people who don't know much about computers and computer scams.

I use Malwarebytes Bowser Guard on Firefox and get 4 or 5 similar warnings everyday;.
It depends what I am looking at - as a moderator of a few forums I probably see and visit more dodgy stuff than a 'normal' computer user would.

In the end they are just warnings to say:
'that webpage/website has something unusal that we don't like and we think you should avoid it - but it's up to you to decide'.
Of course the only way to decide is to go there and have a look for yourself.

And that's up to you, if you are unsure then don't go there.

I got all the info, but is there any difference between 'http'  and  'https'  as you read? I will change the browser on another one and will try to see if it works better or not. But maybe the scanner wasn't right ? I had an experience when it wasn't right, will try to find something else to check it. Or I believe that it's just overprotection as you dais about Malwarebytes.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

23 hours ago, Andavari said:

HTTP = Less secure
HTTPS = Highly secure

More reading here:
https://www.guru99.com/difference-http-vs-https.html

Andavari, thanks! It was useful, I've never thought and imagined that it makes sense. I also found some articles about my occasion on  *************** and it seems that I might have viruses. Don't you know, whether it's ok or not? I am confused that I cannot be sure about my mac safety, need some advice. If you know, it would be great.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Moderators

I'm not sure now if this is a genuine post or setup spam. (I note that a link has been removed, but no further action taken).
Plus although this is the 'Windows Security section the OP is now talking about a Mac.

We are not alowed to help with malware removal on this forum.
We are allowed to point you to approved sites where you can get one-to-one help if you think (or know) that your machine is infected.

Malwarebytes forums have a section where you can get help cleaning up an infected Mac, or just having it checked over if you suspect an infection:
https://forums.malwarebytes.com/forum/165-mac-malware-removal-help-support/

 

*** Out of Beer Error ->->-> Recovering Memory ***

Worried about 'Tracking Files'? Worried about why some files come back after cleaning? See this link:
https://community.ccleaner.com/topic/52668-tracking-files/?tab=comments#comment-300043

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...