google gone mad ??

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google gone mad ??

Post by dacflyer » Sat Jan 31, 2009 6:00 am

WTF i used google search today. and no matter what i search, all results show under the link..
"this site may harm your computer" , so i googled google,lol even their site say that.
what gives ? anyone else seeing this today ?

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Re: google gone mad ??

Post by CeaSaR » Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:13 am

Check your AntiVirus and make sure it is up to date. The "warning" is usually put there by the local A/V.

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Re: google gone mad ??

Post by kucomp » Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:19 am

Same thing with me. Must be some something that Google is doing with their servers. It should be back to normal now.

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Re: google gone mad ??

Post by CeaSaR » Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:30 am

Mine doesn't say that. AVG, my antivrus, puts a green star with a check next to "good" sites. When I hover over the star, a popup shows that the site has been scanned and is safe to proceed to. As for "bad" sites, I know its a red icon, but I have tried about 30 searches so far and haven't found one that is "bad".

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Re: google gone mad ??

Post by SETEC_Astronomy » Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:37 am

Google uses a list of malicious sites provided by stopbadware.org, today Google received and update to that list that mistakenly included the / character. Since / extends to all sites every site was in essence included in this malicious software list. It's fixed now.

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Re: google gone mad ??

Post by dacflyer » Mon Feb 02, 2009 12:45 pm

ya, i seen that they had it fixed fairly quickly.. Phuuuu !

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