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  1. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    Access to this web page is restricted at this time.

    The website you accessed is blocked by Corporate Policy because:
    The Websense category "Malicious Web Sites" is filtered.
    Site accessed:
    http://www.osnn.net/



    wow why would this site get nailed by websence... ?
     
  2. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    dunno.. it might be because someone started a thread with the word warez in in.. (*glares at petros* :) :p )
     
  3. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    I can access forums for now !!! But that might be short lived ...
     
  4. madmatt

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    Must be an error on Websense's side. OSNN should be classified as Technology and has been in the past.
     
  5. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    Websence does not like the AD's that much I know...
     
  6. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    They found the hidden mod porn stash :eek:
     
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  7. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    i don't know if saz's midget porn counts..
     
  8. Grandmaster

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    Actually the regular stash didn't...it was heny's underaged cow porn.
     
  9. Mastershakes

    Mastershakes Moderator

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    If you administer websense, there is a white list.

    In the old days - I used to SSH to my home, and browse from there. Once I found an open port that is. SSH tunnel is just that ... they can't see inside.

    See no evil ..... you get the picture.
     
  10. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    I asked our IT head office to look into the listing I realy cant see why this place would be blocked.
     
  11. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    I got an answer they are saying this site is blocked by websence not added by them ? Can someone link me a site here showing us on the microsoft page I know this site is linked to microsoft somewhere ? Thanks
     
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  13. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    Thanks Matt

    I found that just after I asked LOLOL

    But it seems that Websence has black listed you as "Malicious Web Sites" I asked for a confirmation from our IT Security team ... but he said

    Wayne,
    http://www.osnn.net/ is categorized as Malicious by Websense. Since I trust their categorization, I don't want to risk and unblock site categorized by Websense as Malicious!
    Your request is denied.

    I answered back and linked the Microsoft sites ... to be continued !!
     
  14. Aprox

    Aprox Moderator Political User

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    Wow, I wonder what would cause that?! I really doubt its that warez thread, if it is then that is ridiculous. /. talks about or says the word warez from time to time on their comments and articles and such and I imagine they don't get blacklisted.

    Crazy stuff.
     
  15. madmatt

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    Email Websense with the story and links.
     
  16. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    I would think you guys would like to know if Websense has blacklisted you ... maybe someone from here should inquire?
     
  17. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    That's a total BS answer from a lazy IT dept. A competent IT dept would realize that any filtering software misclassifies sites from time to time and will check the site themselves to determine if it should be blocked or not.
     
  18. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    I aggree 100% I would not be suprised to find that they blocked it not websense, is there any way to know ?
     
  19. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    At one point our mailsweeper software at work was blocking all emails coming from the @nhs.net domain as spam. Which pretty much covers everybody who works for the uk health service, lol! Pretty good when we act for doctors, lol! Soon got it sorted though.