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I'm not sure if this is the result of a SE change, or changes to my anti-virus, however I am suddenly getting this image whenever I click the "Questions" link on any SE site

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It just started a few hours ago. Did you do anything on your end that would cause my anti-virus program to think the questions page contains a virus?

It should be noted that I can access the questions page just fine by adding a / to the end of the URL

  • stackoverflow.com/questions - Doesn't work
  • stackoverflow.com/questions/ - Works
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Maybe somebody asked a question containing the EICAR test file? –  U2744 SNOWFLAKE Mar 28 '12 at 15:08
    
@minitech╬Ě It is happening on all SE sites, not just Stack Overflow. –  Rachel Mar 28 '12 at 15:16
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Possibility: an ad or something might have had it once, and your antivirus blocked it permanently for that particular URL. It would explain why adding / works... but I suppose it's unlikely. –  U2744 SNOWFLAKE Mar 28 '12 at 15:19
    
@minitech╬Ě It seems unlikely that the same ad is the first add that appears on all the SE sites. I get this error on SO, P.SE, DBA.SE, UX.SE, SO Meta, P.SE Meta, and I just tried Cooking.SE since I know that's a site I almost never login to and it gives me the same message –  Rachel Mar 28 '12 at 15:24
    
Are we supposed to discuss a bug? :) –  kiamlaluno Mar 28 '12 at 15:38
    
@kiamlaluno Sure, I'm not positive it's actually an SE bug or a change to my anti-virus software or firewall. I'm hoping an SE employee can tell me if they changed anything this morning which could possibly cause this. –  Rachel Mar 28 '12 at 15:43
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Should not tagging the question support, and eventually replacing the tag with bug (if it comes out to be a bug) be better? –  kiamlaluno Mar 28 '12 at 15:45
    
@kiamlaluno I wasn't really sure which tag to use, so just entered it as a bug. Feel free to change the tags if you want :) –  Rachel Mar 28 '12 at 15:49
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Sigh... I guess this time someone used numbers and strings in the JavaScript? That's always suspicious. –  balpha Mar 28 '12 at 16:44
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@balpha despite your warnings, I like to sprinkle eval here and there. Keeps you on your toes. –  Jarrod Dixon Mar 28 '12 at 18:44
    
@balpha It appears to be fixed today... did you do something? :) –  Rachel Mar 29 '12 at 13:16
    
Nope, didn't do anything. And we certainly don't and didn't host the eicar test file anywhere :) –  balpha Mar 29 '12 at 13:39
    
@balpha I spoke too soon anyways, the issue's back again. Perhaps it's just my anti-virus or firewall acting up... –  Rachel Mar 29 '12 at 14:45

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