Avast Antivirus issue with Self-Service

Modified on Tue, 10 Jan 2023 at 09:00 AM

If you are using Avast Antivirus, you might get a message that Self-Service is infected with URL.Phishing.  Avast is giving a false positive message. You can fix the issue by adding the Self-Service site as an exception to the Avast Antivirus blocking.


Adding Self-Service as an exception


1.  Open Avast Antivirus and go to Menu, then Settings.


Screenshot of Avast menu, then settings



2.  Select General, then Exceptions, then click Add exception.


Screenshot of Avast general, exceptions, add exception



3. Type https://lois-ss1.lesley.edu/* into the text box and click on Add Exception.



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