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I'm just browsing SO questions and I see an ad for the Photo SE. This one in particular: alt text

I'm intrigued, so I click on it, and do you know what greets me? This:

So I was just wondering why this was showing up? I'm running Chrome 9.0.587.0 on Windows 7 (64-bit)


It should be noted that just navigating to photo.stackexchange.com does not cause this warning to popup. However if you try to click on that exact question you still get this warning.

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    If you view the source of the page, you can see that a user by the name of Matt Grum posted an answer and included images that come from his website. – Rebecca Chernoff Nov 29 '10 at 16:47
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I have removed the images in question for now.

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It looks like Matt Grum's Website is hosting malware - intentionally, or unintentionally, because he links to his site in a response to that question, it is throwing the malware warning.

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  • So should we remove the link? – Kredns Nov 29 '10 at 16:45
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    @yes, i don't have mod on there, i've asked on our internal chat for someone to do it (if you have mod on there go for it) – Zypher Nov 29 '10 at 16:51
  • That seems to have fixed it - Chrome 7 doesn't report anything suspicious now, and I suspect different versions are using the same anti-malware service. – Piskvor left the building Nov 29 '10 at 17:06

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