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Hello! I work for aa small company that helps political candidates launch their websites. We use Netlify for hosting. We've had several reports recently that our clients' website was blocked when visitors tried to visit it. In each case they were using Malware Bytes. 

Below are the websites affected so far and a corresponding screenshot of the message the visitor received.

hxxps://www.candychristophe4congress.com/

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hxxps://www.marcyfornc.com/

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hxxps://www.kaylaforiowa.com/

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hxxps://www.voteannemarie.com/

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hxxps://www.voteforaj.com/ was also affected, but they did not provide a screenshot. 

Is it possible for you to do something on your end that would permanently unblock our IP address so that we don't run into this issue going forward?

 

Any insight you can offer would be appreciated!

- Amanda from Campaign PIES Tools

 

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38 minutes ago, PIES said:

Hello! I work for aa small company that helps political candidates launch their websites. We use Netlify for hosting. We've had several reports recently that our clients' website was blocked when visitors tried to visit it. In each case they were using Malware Bytes. 

Below are the websites affected so far and a corresponding screenshot of the message the visitor received.

hxxps://www.candychristophe4congress.com/

image002.jpg.3a311520fc5eb7cb9ee89510c1a60fd2.jpg

 

hxxps://www.marcyfornc.com/

IMG_7203.thumb.jpg.161283f130518d11d9dc4cce2534bfa1.jpg

 

hxxps://www.kaylaforiowa.com/

malwareimage.thumb.png.cc9598536bf1a7d09149d6eab602a310.png

hxxps://www.voteannemarie.com/

image.png.5c7bf7d79440a14cb4f28ab966d74383.png

 

hxxps://www.voteforaj.com/ was also affected, but they did not provide a screenshot. 

Is it possible for you to do something on your end that would permanently unblock our IP address so that we don't run into this issue going forward?

 

Any insight you can offer would be appreciated!

- Amanda from Campaign PIES Tools

 

Hello-

The only domain we can find in our database is bitballoon[.]com, none of the others appear, we'd need to see the logs for each blocked instance to fully investigate.

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Hello! Unfortunately, I can't share the logs due to the GDPR and CCPA laws, but would it be possible to unblock these hostnames?

 
candychristophe-website.bitballoon.com
 
marcywofford-website.bitballoon.com
 
zen-cori-81888f.bitballoon.com
 
annemariegrahamhudak-website.bitballoon.com
 
ajlankurdoglu-website.bitballoon.com

 

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