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    Google Chrome warning

    Discussion in 'Support & Feedback' started by Islander, Dec 16, 2010.

    When I went to writingforums.org today, Google Chrome warned me that it contained ads from users.marketleverage.com, which had been reported to contain malware on one of its pages.

    I don't know if it's something you need to check up, but I just wanted to make sure you knew about it.
     
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    Thanks Islander, I'll make sure Daniel's aware of it.
     
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    I noticed them as well. I have since started blocking all ads from here. Once this adserver is gone, then I can whitelist this site again.
     
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    I just got the same warning in Chrome. For someone new to the site, I think it would definitely scare them off.
     
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    I got this too >.>
    Had to reconsider going on this site for a moment..
     
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    I have the same warning flagged up in Google Chrome.
     
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    Certainly needs fixing. I know you will be avoided. I clicked "Proceed anyway" with great trepidation, but a new person will just go away. Who is this advertiser anyway? If they scare Google Chrome, wouldn't you think they should be re-examined?
     
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    Yup, same here, I've been getting it for the past few days, somebody fix it please!
     
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    i don't have google chrome, but haven't had any problems, so it seems to be safe enough...
     
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    My anti-virus did not detect anything (except for the cookies I use to login on this site). Do I'm not really sure what the problem is. Thanks for the warning though.
     
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    Hey everyone, thanks for letting me know. I use FireFox so I don't get the warning.

    There isn't an actual security issue, so I'm a little perplexed as to why the warning is showing up. I have, however, replaced the offending ads, so the warning should be gone. Let me know if you still see it.
     
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    Warning is gone, browsing smoothly. Thanks!
     
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    It's gone. Thanks Daniel! :]
     

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