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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Then, this morning, it was a "deceptive site" again. I think it's all the nonsense our liberals are spewing forth!
    we've been listed as a fake news site!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    we've been listed as a fake news site!
    I'm going to need a reputable source for that... :-)

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    apparently google is blocking other legitimate sites too, including YOUTUBE, their own site!

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/0...n_2662378.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    apparently google is blocking other legitimate sites too, including YOUTUBE, their own site!

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/0...n_2662378.html
    That article says its from 2013, and the warning they were getting looks different from the one I'm seeing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    we've been listed as a fake news site!
    Went are not Huffpo

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    The problem was caused by a nasty bit of code that got in via an exploit of vBulletin's plug-in system. This caused there some users to experience a redirect to a bit of malware hosted on myfilestore. When coming from a google search, the redirect would always happen, and some users experienced it randomly while browsing the site.

    This caused Google, Sophos and Yandex to flag the site as being dodgy.

    I've cleaned the problem, and got Google to verify the site (they're happy now) and now working through the steps needed to clear it on Yandex and Sophos (Sophos is proving to be a pain as they keep wanting to make me sign up to their paid services to clean it)
    TheologyWeb Needs YOU! - Please Help Us Upgrade Tweb! Click here for more info


    "If you can ever make any major religion look absolutely ludicrous, chances are you haven't understood it"
    -Ravi Zacharias, The New Age: A foreign bird with a local walk

    Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
    1 Corinthians 16:13

    "...he [Doherty] is no historian and he is not even conversant with the historical discussions of the very matters he wants to pontificate on."
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    As Sparko mentioned in another thread, the problem is vulnerabilities in the version of vBulletin we're running that is in need of an upgrade.

    Details about the need here
    TheologyWeb Needs YOU! - Please Help Us Upgrade Tweb! Click here for more info


    "If you can ever make any major religion look absolutely ludicrous, chances are you haven't understood it"
    -Ravi Zacharias, The New Age: A foreign bird with a local walk

    Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
    1 Corinthians 16:13

    "...he [Doherty] is no historian and he is not even conversant with the historical discussions of the very matters he wants to pontificate on."
    -Ben Witherington III

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    I have not been warned or redirected today. I only followed the CP suggestion.
    Micah 6:8 He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

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    Avast still flags tWeb, and I have to disable "Web Shield" to get here.

    It's probably going to be a while before this gets completely cleared up across the board.
    Some may call me foolish, and some may call me odd
    But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
    Than a fool in the eyes of God


    From "Fools Gold" by Petra

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    we've been listed as a fake news site!
    It's because JimL keeps posting "news" without sources!

    1 Tim 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

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