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Just wanted to inform the Instructables team that Chromium web browser (a Linux port of Google Chrome) Has marked the site as a source of malware. 



6 years ago

This should be fixed now!

Lithium Rain

6 years ago

FYI Chromium is not "a Linux port of Google Chrome". Google Chrome is a barely-changed, Google-branded fork of the open-source browser Chromium (which is available for both Linux and Windows).

lucekLithium Rain

Reply 6 years ago

Didn't know that. Interesting.

Apparently read the entry on Ubuntu software center wrong.


6 years ago

Staff is aware of the problem. They are working on it and they hope to have it fixed this afternoon. In the mean time, they suggest using a different browser.


6 years ago

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 5 time(s) over the past 90 days.

What happened when Google visited this site?
Of the 747 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 106 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2012-07-02, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2012-07-02.
Malicious software is hosted on 1 domain(s), including positive-search.com/.

6 domain(s) appear to be functioning as intermediaries for distributing malware to visitors of this site, including, moreclicksearch.com/, trafmulticheck.com/.

This site was hosted on 9 network(s) including AS22300 (WIKIA), AS54113 (FASTLY), AS6939 (HURRICANE).

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.