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Google Malware Warnings

As I visit your site today from my work computer I am getting the big red Google malware warning:

Safe Browsing
Diagnostic page for www.instructables.com/files/orig

What is the current listing status for www.instructables.com/files/orig?
Site is listed as suspicious - visiting this web site may harm your computer.

Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 1 time(s) over the past 90 days.

What happened when Google visited this site?
Of the 198 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 36 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2012-06-17, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2012-06-17.
This site was hosted on 9 network(s) including AS22300 (WIKIA), AS4436 (AS), AS54113 (FASTLY).

Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?
Over the past 90 days, www.instructables.com/files/orig did not appear to function as an intermediary for the infection of any sites.

Has this site hosted malware?
No, this site has not hosted malicious software over the past 90 days.

How did this happen?
In some cases, third parties can add malicious code to legitimate sites, which would cause us to show the warning message.

Next steps:
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If you are the owner of this web site, you can request a review of your site using Google Webmaster Tools. More information about the review process is available in Google's Webmaster Help Center.

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Jayefuu1 year ago
Thanks for reporting this. Several other users have had the same problem. One of the development team are looking into it.
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