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Https:// sites being blocked

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Https:// sites being blocked

Why are so many https:// sites being blocked? One site in particular that I'd like to access for my business, https://www.geeksvgs.com, is blocked because it is "suspicious", but yet many other vendors that I talk to who use this site through a different provider don't have this problem, or if I switch my phone over to data I can access. I'd like to be able to access this site on my tablet, which only has a WiFi card in it, because it is easier for me to see, but can't because of this mess. Please whitelist this site.

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Re: Https:// sites being blocked

I can access that site just fine on my wifi, I would check your security settings in your browser

Expert

Re: Https:// sites being blocked

I just tested that site through my work internet (which is not hosted by Comcast) and this is what I got:

 

Reason:

This category is blocked: Hacking. Sites in this category may pose a security threat to network resources or private information, and are blocked by your organization.

 

 


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Re: Https:// sites being blocked

Perhaps performing traceroutes to the unreachable sites may reveal a clue about where the blocking is occurring ?



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Re: Https:// sites being blocked

That site works fine for me too.  I think if you look closely at the blocking message, you'll probably see who/what blocked it.  I think perhaps you have some security program or are using a "safe browsing" DNS server.