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Windows 7: Google identifies The Verge as malware host

16 Sep 2012   #1
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Google identifies The Verge as malware host

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Despite warnings that some Chrome users are seeing today, Joshua Topolsky wants to assure readers of The Verge that his site is not ripe with malware.

The problem apparently began this morning when visitors to the tech news site using Google's Web browser were greeted with a message informing them that The Verge contained content from SBNation.com, a site the Web giant accused of distributing malware. (SBNation, a sports news site, is a Verge sister site.) "Your computer might catch a virus if you visit this site," the notice warned.

However, Topolosky, the editor in chief of The Verge insisted in a tweet this morning that his site is safe and was working with Google to resolve the issue.


Read more at source:
Google identifies The Verge as malware host | Security & Privacy - CNET News


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16 Sep 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Windows XP SP3, Linux Mint 17 MATE (64 bit)
 
 

Just stick to the sites that Google maintains/suggests and you'll be perfectly safe.

More nasties found on Google Code repository | ZDNet
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