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    One to block

    Found this one seemed to slip under the wire

    proxymice.com

    Kids using it for Facebook

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    This one's caught by RM SafetyNet Plus, but thanks anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpuffMonkey View Post
    Found this one seemed to slip under the wire

    proxymice.com

    Kids using it for Facebook
    Blocked by HGfL, but thanks anyway.

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    Could you let EMBC Servicedesk know too?

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    Logged in Websense now

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    We're finding the kids are typing the ip addresses of websites into IE as Websense only has the website name as an entry. PITA.

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    SmoothWall isn't picking this up at the moment...

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    Quote Originally Posted by skell View Post
    SmoothWall isn't picking this up at the moment...
    I'll get it checked out, thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skell View Post
    SmoothWall isn't picking this up at the moment...
    Hi skell,

    It sounds like you aren't using HTTPS interception? If that isn't turned on then Guardian can't do its "clever stuff" to dynamically block this little critter.

    Anyhow, it's now in the blocklists for those who aren't inspecting secure traffic.

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    Hello nile!

    I was advised to turn this off due to possible interference with Skype connections. It's not a problem, I blocked it manually anyway.

    Thanks, and apologies!

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    Haha, no worries. Skype is a bit of a pig in that respect, I'll have a good think what we can do about it!

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    Skype is a bit of a pig in ALL respects....

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    Hello

    Quote Originally Posted by SpuffMonkey View Post
    Found this one seemed to slip under the wire

    proxymice.com

    Kids using it for Facebook
    Hmm.. Any Firewall that can block this site? Kids find it easy to use it, and it suffers our bandwidth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crassus17 View Post
    Hmm.. Any Firewall that can block this site? Kids find it easy to use it, and it suffers our bandwidth.
    We can block that one and most like it - though you need to be prepared to make some changes to how you handle HTTPS traffic perhaps to get full benefit.

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