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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #30 on: July 01, 2013, 11:09:47 PM »
That's good news!  I'll just keep clicking through the warnings on Chrome, then.

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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #31 on: July 01, 2013, 11:41:34 PM »
It will take a few days before Google removes the warnings, so those of you on Chrome and Firefox will still see them.
Not me (using Firefox).
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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #32 on: July 02, 2013, 12:28:50 AM »
Not me (using Firefox).
I still see the warnings now, but the reason we're different is because of our Firefox settings.  In the Options menu under the Security tab, there are two settings that can be checked on or off:  "Block reported attack sites" and "Block reported web forgeries."  Mine are both checked on, while yours are not.

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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #33 on: July 02, 2013, 12:55:37 AM »
I'm using FF 23 and the warnings are gone.

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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #34 on: July 02, 2013, 01:58:03 AM »
Glad to hear this situation is improving  :)  Hopefully the warning screens will disappear from Chrome soon.

This whole thing kinda makes you wonder, why would an individual or a party infect websites with malware and other viruses? They should have better things to do than hacking  :fear:  :nono:

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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #35 on: July 02, 2013, 10:31:07 AM »
It will take a few days before Google removes the warnings, so those of you on Chrome and Firefox will still see them.
Not me (using Firefox).
Scratch that. It was just at home. Still getting it at work.
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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #36 on: July 02, 2013, 10:43:36 AM »
I use primarily Google Chrome, and the warnings are still there.

I could use Firefox, but then I'd have to manually copy URLs, and... I just don't like Firefox.

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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #37 on: July 02, 2013, 11:27:50 AM »
Well, I proceeded at my own risk in Chrome  :bleh: I figured it would be some code that could have triggered the warning, but tested the site on all browsers and only Chrome seemed to get the warning.

Glad things are working out. :)
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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #38 on: July 02, 2013, 06:12:47 PM »
I haven't had any trouble...yet. I will do a search for this site on google and see what comes up. I did a google search and yes it said "This site may harm your computer". This obviously in a concern, not only for me, but for every member of this forum.
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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #39 on: July 02, 2013, 07:01:16 PM »
I've had no warnings to this site.

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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #40 on: July 02, 2013, 09:13:19 PM »
Chrome is still throwing red flags...

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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #41 on: July 02, 2013, 10:30:03 PM »
The Firefox warnings are gone now on my end.  Martin and I have taken care of requesting malware reviews on this site to eliminate all the warnings.  Martin notified Google, and I went to stopbadware.org to request a review so that this site is removed from all possible blacklists.  Hopefully, all warnings will be gone in a day or two.

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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #42 on: July 02, 2013, 10:51:11 PM »
I am not experiencing any warnings on Firefox, Chrome, IE or Safari at this time

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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #43 on: July 02, 2013, 10:55:15 PM »
Chrome is no longer showing malware warnings for this site on my end.

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Re: Harmful Website Warning
« Reply #44 on: July 02, 2013, 10:57:24 PM »
Just a summary about this issue.

Because we share a sever with potentially hundreds of other sites there is always the threat that one of those sites could infect ours or that the server would be blacklisted because of attacks originating from this server. Some of our internal files were briefly compromised but any attacks were primarily the result of other parties on this server. At no time were any users of this site in danger of any malicious software or code.

The only way to prevent this in the future is to move to a dedicated host which can range from $40-100 each month. Unfortunately thats just not economically feasible unless someone wants to make a massive donation. :P We've never had a problem like this in the many years this site has been up so I think its ok to continue operating like normal. We can look into changing host but I am quite happy with our current provider especially since they were very quick to fix the problem and help us out.

Glad to have things back to normal :)