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Thu Jan 24, 2013, 06:11 PM

I am getting a Google alert for malware on the post on Norovirus

I can't even click the link on DU when the warning comes up, so can't paste the link here.

But I can post the link to the reply I made in the thread.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2253237

This is what the Google Chrome warning shows.

Content from erotixxxi.ru, a known malware distributor, has been inserted into this web page. Visiting this page now is very likely to infect your computer with malware

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 06:57 PM

1. Did you open the replies individually to see which one is causing the warning?

Obviously it's not yours since you can open that on its own - but did you try to narrow it down by opening the others?

[div style="margin-left:4.5em; text-indent:-4.5em;"]OP only: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2253189
[div style="margin-left:4.5em; text-indent:-4.5em;"]Post#1: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2253237 (this is your reply)[div style="margin-left:4.5em; text-indent:-4.5em;"]Post#2: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2253303[div style="margin-left:4.5em; text-indent:-4.5em;"]Post#3: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2253309[div style="margin-left:4.5em; text-indent:-4.5em;"]Post#4: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2253361[div style="margin-left:4.5em; text-indent:-4.5em;"]Post#5: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2253429[div style="margin-left:4.5em; text-indent:-4.5em;"]Post#6: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2253447[div style="margin-left:4.5em; text-indent:-4.5em;"]Post#7: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2253707

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Response to Make7 (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 07:39 PM

2. just post 7 kicks off the warning - the OP and other subposts open fine. thanks...weird!

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #2)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 08:42 PM

3. I don't get any warning when I open that in Chrome (or FireFox - my default browser).

I can't find any reference to erotixxxi.ru in the source code either. It seems unlikely that Google ads would be consistent in what post it serves a particular ad for (if some ad is causing the issue).

Perhaps it's time for an anti-virus and anti-malware scan...

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Response to Make7 (Reply #3)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 09:01 PM

4. I run one of each regularly - first time I've ever seen anything like that happen...will re-do it.

thanks!

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 09:06 PM

5. I'm using Safari; no warning on that post

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