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Aug 5, 2016
Unblocking this domain is required to watch videos on http://www.topgear.com/
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Apr 1, 2016
http://www.avgthreatlabs.com/us-en/website-safety-reports/domain/edgesuite.net/ During the last 7 days potentially active malware was detected on a subdomain. However, no threats were detected on the main website. Malware Found: 9 Safety Rating: Caution Compromised Pages: 230 These are the top viruses found on this site by the percentage of total detections they caused during the last 30 days. ***** 1 Win/Herz 90.85 % ***** 2 Win/Heur 3.17 % ***** 3 BundleApp_r 4.07 % ***** 4 Rogue Scanner 0.06 % ***** 5 NeoSploit Exploit Kit 0.18 % Last reported malware activity Apr 01, 2016 (0 days ago) Days with malware in last month 30 days (100% of total) Days with malware in last year 360 days (98% of total) ================================= https://www.google.com/transparencyreport/safebrowsing/diagnostic/index.html#url=edgesuite.net Google’s Safe Browsing Site Status Current status: Partially dangerous Some pages on edgesuite.net contain deceptive content right now. Site Safety Details ***** Some pages on this website install malware on visitors' computers. ***** Attackers on this site might try to trick you to download software or steal your information (for example passwords, messages, or credit card information). ***** Dangerous websites have been sending visitors to this website, including: andyroid.net, lec-jp.com, and andyroid.en.softonic.com. ============================== This site blocks access to the security scanners shown below: https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/edgesuite.net http://quttera.com/detailed_report/edgesuite.net Cannot open site directly.
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Oct 9, 2015
This site is safe and is required to view many web sites, such as the site for Andy the Android emulator. Do not block it in NoScript, it is a nonharmful CDN run by Akamai industries.
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Oct 6, 2015
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When I went to the website, all I received was an invalid URL error. I don't trust ever shell websites whose only purpose is to host scripts. After doing a lot of research, I discovered this domain is managed by Akamai. I still don't trust it.
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Feb 10, 2015
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After seeing all the reviews I disabled edgesuite in Noscript which i use and when i did Basspro wouldn't open up it would load up but be a blank page? So I don't understand if basspro requires you to have it enabled then it cant be that bad.
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Nov 11, 2014
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Considering that it is both a tracker and has had security issues I blackball it. At this very moment I am delisting Kohls.com(and possibly other sites) because it can't function without it.
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Sep 12, 2014
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I am going to allow it. 1 infection in over 80,000 visits is not a large percentage to be worried about and that may be the site itself rather than edgesuite, It is not clear that edgesuite actually caused the infection. McAfee didn't find a problem with it and it is affiliated with Akamai which is WOT approved as excellent.
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Jun 14, 2013
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http://wiredpen.com/2010/09/01/what-is-edgesuite-net/
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Sep 1, 2012
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As commented above over last 3 years, site continues to to be a threat. From Google: " The last time Google visited this site was on 2012-09-01, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2012-08-27. Malicious software includes 1 trojan(s). Over the past 90 days, edgesuite.net appeared to function as an intermediary for the infection of 1 site(s)... ...Has this site hosted malware? Yes, this site has hosted malicious software over the past 90 days. It infected 1 domain(s)... ".
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Aug 19, 2012
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Per Google Safe Browsing - Diagnostic page for edgesuite.net What is the current listing status for edgesuite.net? This site is not currently listed as suspicious. Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 1 time(s) over the past 90 days. What happened when Google visited this site? Of the 4218 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 1 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2012-08-18, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2012-08-18. Malicious software includes 2 trojan(s). Malicious software is hosted on 1 domain(s), including addonrock.ru/. This site was hosted on 57 network(s) including AS209 (QWEST), AS701 (UUNET), AS1299 (TELIANET). Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware? Over the past 90 days, edgesuite.net appeared to function as an intermediary for the infection of 1 site(s) including vertbaudet.fr/. Has this site hosted malware? Yes, this site has hosted malicious software over the past 90 days. It infected 1 domain(s), including vertbaudet.fr/.
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Jun 11, 2012
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Used by Apple for their events.
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Jan 27, 2012
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Links to this domain appear in spam that I have received.
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Dec 19, 2011
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I have used this site and found the contents useful and informative.
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Oct 21, 2011
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See here: http://www.mywot.com/en/forum/10966-privacy-tracker-domains
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Jul 24, 2011
edgesuite.net is registered with TUCOWS in Canada It only appears in email, often unsolicited, in conjunction with a prefix or subdomain. It is used to promote large enterprises such as Dell and Macys It is possibly the work of a rogue unauthorized spammer, because it is unlikely that these companies would be spamming themselves. Sample images http://epidm.edgesuite.net/DELL/US_SMB/Adhoc/FY12Q2WK12/00284356/dell.gif http://epidm.edgesuite.net/DELL/US_SMB/Adhoc/FY12Q2WK12/00284356/69597_us_sb_banner1.jpg http://epidm.edgesuite.net/Macys/adhoc/MCOM/logo.gif http://epidm.edgesuite.net/Macys/adhoc/MCOM/0113_mreg_inserta_SUB2.jpg
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Apr 5, 2011
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Tracks user's browsing / browsing habits / profiling re: http://www.mywot.com/forum/10966-privacy-tracker-domains DNS: http://www.robtex.com/dns/edgesuite.net.html
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Mar 5, 2011
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What is ESI and edgesuite.net? According to Akamai Technologies, Inc., owner of <edgesuite.net>, the site houses The "EdgeSuite Edge Side Includes (ESI)." The ESI service provides for dynamically generating HTML pages at the edge of the Internet, near the end user. The ESI language is an XML-based markup language that provides the tools to assemble the content dynamically on the Akamai network.
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Feb 18, 2011
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It's a CDN. Not a bad site at all according to my search. Apparently a CDN is a site that holds cached copies of webpages so that the CDN can alleviate some of the stress from the main page. In other words if I'm looking at an article and that article in it's entirety is on the sites CDN (like edgesuite) then the CDN may give me a copy from it's servers rather than the main site thus saving the main sites bandwidth for things like new content and secure connections.
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Aug 7, 2010
False advertising ad banners placed on other site which lead to other known phishing sites and data miners.
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Aug 2, 2010
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"...on the site over the past 90 days, 1 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2010-07-27, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2010-07-27. ... "Malicious software includes 32 scripting exploit(s)." - Excerpted from Google Safe Browsing diagnostic page for edgesuite.net (q.v.) BTW, isn't Alexa just a counting site? In view of direct statements above, a "Most visited" listing by Alexa does not seem to me to justify tagging with "Good site" on WOT. P. S. - - July 27 was the last time Google tested edgesuite. It was not very long ago.
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