Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Very odd Captcha from SiteLock; does it mean anything?

Today, on one of my sites protected by SiteLock, I got a bizarre captcha when I tried to access it, reading “V1 SHUTDOWN On 2018/03/01”.  I also got an advisory that I can opt-out of the warning, and thar getting means that SiteLock has detected the symptoms of possible botware or malware on your computer.  I do get intercepted occasionally by SiteLock normally. 

Trend Micro virus scans never find anything, and this happens once in a while, but I’ve never gotten a captcha message like this.
Maybe it has to do with a Google anti-spam service like this.

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