WAF 300080

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Rule 300080
Status Active
Alert Message Atomicorp.com WAF AntiSpam Rules: Free antivirus/spyware Link/Content

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[edit] Description

This rules detects content about free antivirus, antimalware and anti spyware software. Some websites do not allow this type of content, as it is also used by fake antivirus companies and scammers that advertise free antivirus software that actually contains malware.

Disable this rule if you website allow this type of content.

[edit] Troubleshooting

[edit] False Positives

A false positive can occur when a website legitimately uses this type of content, or if there is an error in the patterns used to detect this type of spam. The rules contain a large library of known web applications and safe methods for using this content, such as administrative functions, and can detect known safe methods and ignore them. However it is possible for a new or custom application to do this in an unknown manner and incorrectly trigger this rule.

It is not recommended that yo isable this rule if your site does not allow this type content. If your site does allow this type of content, then you will want to disable this rule.

If your site does not allow this type of content, and yožlieve this is a false positive (it does not contain this type of content), please report this to our security team. Instructions to report false positives are detailed on the Reporting False Positives wiki page. If it is a false positive, we will fix the issue in the rules and get a release out to you promptly.

[edit] Tuning Guidance

Please see the Tuning the Atomicorp WAF Rules page for basic information if you wish to tune, or disable this rule.

[edit] Additional Information

[edit] Similar Rules

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[edit] Notes

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