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  1. Islander

    Islander Contributing Member Contributor

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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.
     
  2. Banzai

    Banzai One-time Mod, but on the road to recovery Contributor

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    Thanks Islander, I'll make sure Daniel's aware of it.
     
  3. SashaMerideth

    SashaMerideth Contributing Member

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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.
     
  4. Steerpike

    Steerpike Felis amatus Contributor

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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.
     
  5. Youniquee

    Youniquee (◡‿◡✿) Contributor

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    I got this too >.>
    Had to reconsider going on this site for a moment..
     
  6. Ziggs

    Ziggs New Member

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    I have the same warning flagged up in Google Chrome.
     
  7. scintilla

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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?
     
  8. Jonalexher

    Jonalexher Contributing Member

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    Yup, same here, I've been getting it for the past few days, somebody fix it please!
     
  9. mammamaia

    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    i don't have google chrome, but haven't had any problems, so it seems to be safe enough...
     
  10. Reggie

    Reggie I Like 'Em hot "N Spicy Contributor

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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.
     
  11. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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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.
     
  12. scintilla

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    Warning is gone, browsing smoothly. Thanks!
     
  13. Jonalexher

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    It's gone. Thanks Daniel! :]
     

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