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Firefox accusing me of distributing malware on my site

I noticed that Firefox has decided to block some EXE installers from my site, showing a label Blocked: May contain virus or spyware. I right-click the file, select Unblock, and this message is shown ...
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Google result “this site may be hacked” unable to request site review from Webmaster Tools

My client has a site that was recently hacked. It was affecting their Google search result with a link in their result saying, "this site may be hacked." I had sucuri.net fix their hacked site, now ...
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Google Chrome blocking downloads from my site

Google Chrome has started to block downloads from my website. I get MyApplication.application may harm your browsing experience, so Chrome has blocked it. The files on the website are ...
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If your site has been flagged, “this site may harm your computer” how long before Google takes action

If your site has "this site may harm your computer" in the search results how long can you be in that situation before Google takes action. When they do take action does anyone know what that action ...
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Google says my site contains malware

my clients site http://bit.ly/dTOfGF (i used url shortener). I have tried everything to find the malware but i couldnt. I tried the Google checklist http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2007/...
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Host Pappa is deleting all my data and websites because it found malware. Isn't there anything I can do?

I am in South Africa, and Host Pappa has been hosting my domains, sub domains, and emails now for about 6 months. I received an email from support Host Pappa that they found malware on my account. ...
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Website still blocked after hack

I manage a website that was hacked a few months ago (I wasn't the webmaster then), it was running on Joomla. I have manages to redo the website with custom codes (php/mysql), but it still some ...
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How does Microsoft determine that a site is a phishing website?

I was notified today that a site I admin is showing up to Internet Explorer users as a phishing website. Of course, it actually is not a phishing website and never has been. GWT shows me no ...
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Google AdWords have flagged my site as containing malware

However, there Webmaster Tools does not - and never has. And we have never had a message via Webmaster Tools or Analytics that we have malware. To quote Google: [The Malware Team] have looked at ...
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What to do with unwanted URLs that link to my website?

A few days ago, my site was affected by malware. There were lot of URLs that linked to my site and the malware used to redirect to some place. I have gotten rid of all the malware, but still there are ...
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Adblock Plus blocking a lot of ads on webpages that don't even have ads?

I was just checking my own website and noticed that Adblock Plus v1.9 blocked 13 ads on one of my pages and another 4 on one other. This is interesting to me because I have no ads on my site. I'm ...
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Google detects Malware on my website

Recently Google has been blocking my website after detecting Malware on it. I have checked through the files and can't spot any Malware that might have been inserted anywhere and no additional files ...
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Malware/Viruses on Server

I was contacted yesterday for a potential freelance job. The guy told me he has a WordPress site and that his host told him was hacked and there are code injected files in the install. The host has ...
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Unknown file automatically created on root folder

I am not sure if it is the correct place to ask such a question. One of my websites got malware. It is hosted on a 1&1 server and the website is developed in WordPress 3.3.1 (now upgraded to 3.5)....
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2answers
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How to scan/clean my ftp for malware?

Just recieved this email from my hosting: Your web hosting account for your domain xxxx has been deactivated, as of 06/06/2012. (reason: terms of service violation - malware/virus) This ...
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Chrome 'Safe Browsing' blocks my setup exe as malware [closed]

Recently our software download has been marked as malicious malware by Chrome's Safe Browsing feature. We currently have no warnings in Webmaster Tools. All anti virus software marks the download as ...
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Bing flagging pages as Malware

Bing has flagged some pages on a site I manage as malware, these have been looked at and looks like there was some malware at some point but it's now since been removed. It's also pointing to some ...
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GWT “Big traffic change for top URL”

I recently received an email from GWT saying that one of my URL's traffic has suddenly dropped. As it turned out the traffic to the whole site has drastically dropped, from some 300+ unique visitors ...
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How can I fix the #c3284d# malvertising hack on my website?

For the past couple of weeks at semi regular intervals, this website has had the #c3284d# malware code inserted into some of its .php files. Also the .htaccess file had its equivelant code inserted. I ...
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My site looks fine but Google is reporting “harmful code” - what should I do?

(Note: I have not linked to my site, but you can see the address below) Visiting my site gives that typical zeno.biyg.org contains malware. Your computer might catch a virus if you visit this ...
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1answer
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Auditing ads served on websites for malware / badware - Does such a service exist?

We recently had a bit of a scare on one of the web properties we administer. One of the 3rd party advertisers that we use had an advertiser who was distributing malware. Although this only took ...
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1answer
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removing a malware on my website [duplicate]

After a longer period of time, I went to visit one of my sites, tasmamiandevilz and a security alert popped up. Never happened to me before, so I did some Googling.. and apparently the sso.anbtr.com ...
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1answer
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How to remove this malware

Some files in my site contains some extra lines. After I've deleted them manually, I find them corrupted again some time later. it is all coming from http://*.changeip.name/ some js files. How can ...
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1answer
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Using Information from Log File to Combat Spam

I'm dealing with a site (not Wordpress, nor any other CMS) that was previously hacked and at that time I had found a php file in the images directory that was being used to generate spam from the site....
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1answer
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Securing webserver from spam/phishing/malware - beyond RBLs?

We offer a service that requires URLs from our domain to be linked to external URLs. About ten years ago, we discovered that this functionality can be abused by miscreants -- to link to malicious ...
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1answer
355 views

How to monitor outgoing server activity to detect malware?

I have a website that has previously been victim of malware. I restored the site from an old backup and have made every effort to lock down the server. I have no way to be absolutely certain that the ...
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What are these strange Speed_Bump requests in my logs? Malware, nuisance, nothing?

I've recently noticed a number of garbage requests coming into a website that I run. They look like so: 2015-02-19 13:54:27.272 /notify-Speed_Bump?aHR0cDovL3d3dy5zaGFya2FseXRpY3MuY29tLw== 2015-02-19 ...
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1answer
107 views

How to inspect if flash banner does not spread malware or is harmful to site visitors? [closed]

I would like to take a third party ad - flash banner on my site, I can place it as an iframe (to show a page with the banner, hosted on other domain), or I can host it myself. I have seen, when ...
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Fake Windows Security Alert [closed]

I have a website which is redirecting users to a fake windows security alert and I'm not to sure how to get rid of it. What's weird is that it's only happening in IE and that it seems to happen the ...
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Customer website got blacklisted by Google as Malware

Unfortunately recently a customer's website has been reported as Suspicious by Google and blacklisted, Google webmaster tools does not show any information on the infection or when it was detected, it ...
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321 views

Weird popup/malware showing on my website

Can someone please help me figure out what this is? It looks like some ad pops on my website for no reason when opening website through Google search results. I've tried looking in the code and ...
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1answer
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How to know whether this page has malware or not?

Google adwords is reporting that the following page has malware on it. Can anyone help me how to scan/track it properly? and what to do to remove this malware? http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/...
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1answer
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Website signaled as containing malware

I've got a nasty problem with one of our websites. It has been signaled to us by Google and other agencies that it contains malware. We weren't able to understand how to cope with the problem. Could ...
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How to remove malware from website?

My website is under attack by malware. How can I remove it and prevent its recurrence?
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1answer
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website got blacklisted by google and most of the anti virus company [closed]

i just scan my website by sitecheck.sucuri.net Status: Site Potentially Harmful. Immediate Action is Required. Web Trust: Blacklisted (10 Blacklists Checked): Indicates that a major security company ...
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Is SiteLock really beneficial in protecting medium sized websites (1k pages)? [closed]

My sites are hosted at a shared server at HostGator who have recently started sneakily pushing their customers to subscribe to SiteLock. I have a few client sites, and a sizable Wordpress site (1k+ ...
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Hacked Sites duplicating website & Google seeing wrong cache

Noticed a severe drop in organic rankings and traffic, after investigating what might have been the cause we have found 3 websites that have duplicated the site within their domains. When you click on ...
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How to scan files for malware as they are uploaded to the website?

My website got hacked, and I was able to locate the bad scripts the hacker entered and remove them. I am aware that there are services available to scan your site for malware. I was wondering if ...
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2answers
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Google says my site has malware but nothing comes up in Webmaster Tools

A few days ago my site was infected with Malware. I've sinced removed it and all is well. However, logging into the back end of my CMS I get the malware warning again. I've followed the instructions ...
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1answer
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My WordPress site must be being affected by outside sources

Some of my pages are resulting in 310 errors (too many redirects). We recently switched domains from kgstiles.com to healthmasterysystems.com then discovered healthmasterysystems.com was listed as not ...
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1answer
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Malware script injection: tried everything, found nothing

I am facing the following situation: Some of my websites started getting infected by malware infection (iframes loading malware scripts). I have tried everything that comes to my mind. I checked ...
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How could this site have been infected?

I run a small website on some Joomla 1.5 version. It appears that today it was hacked: The index.php and index2.php files were overwritten, the administrator account had its password changed, and the ...
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What is infecting these networks between 10/25/15 and 11/1/15?

Just noticed a fancy new graphical threat dashboard in the Google malware scan systems. There seems to be a cleanup then subsequent spike in infected sites across various [less-than-high-quality] ...
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How to respond to maliciously spoofed site? [duplicate]

I recently stumbled into a spoofed version of StackOverflow and reported it to Google, SO and posted this question on SO Meta. Almost two weeks later that offending site is still up and serving awful ...
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1answer
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Google banned my site, how can I clear virus from my site? [duplicate]

When you enter URL of the websites in a web-browser, warning is shown. How can I solve this problem?
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How can I stop adware affecting my site?

We have just started running our own ads on our site but are now getting bombarded with complaints from users that "Russian Bride" ads are showing up below our ads. We know this is caused by AdWare ...
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Does the Adblock Plus extension prevent malicious code from downloading/executing? [closed]

Firefox and Chrome are my favourite browsers. The main reason is an extension called Adblock Plus. Basically, it blocks all the ad networks if you subscribe to one of the lists, like EasyList. Does it ...
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Google Webmaster Tool says I have malware, but it doesn't show the urls

So, I have a website hosting various freeware software for Windows (all clean): GWT says I have malware but it doesn't report any records: I have already tried to submit a "request a review" but ...
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MODX based site has been compromised, and tagged by Google as malware

I'm the webmaster (inherited the site from the developer) for a site called kenbrook.org. The site is currently being tagged as malware infected by Google, and gives the following details: http://www....
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Sophos is blocking my site - how do I remove it from their list?

I've had a call from a client who says a visitor cannot access their site as a virus protection program called Sophos is blocking it, saying it will steal information. I've scanned the site with ...