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    Malware warning at wunderground.com?

    I go there and it pops up sometimes not right away.

    Can anyone try it?

    here is info on that warning
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    Re: Malware warning at wunderground.com?

    Not tried it, but I wonder if this is related to http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2112238

    Perhaps Chrome/chromium is being over-cautious, or there is some new threat listed in whatever database they use that should not be there?
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    Re: Malware warning at wunderground.com?

    http://www.siteadvisor.com/sites/wunderground.com
    says it is ok

    Running ubuntu likely means malware even if there, wont be a problem, dont you think so?
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    Re: Malware warning at wunderground.com?

    more warnings on more sites, just got 2 more here it is at a salon.com site.
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    Re: Malware warning at wunderground.com?

    another site.

    Yesterday, I upgraded the Chrome browser, so it is up to date.
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    Re: Malware warning at wunderground.com?

    I was wondering why Cheezburger was coming up as malware on my mobile when I looked it up on Google. It turns out Google found malware or had a false positive, in ads served up by an ad network. All sites using that ad network will trigger the warning. Google has fixed it now as there are no malware ads being served anymore.
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    I try to treat the cause, not the symptom. I avoid the terminal in instructions, unless it's easier or necessary. My instructions will work within the Ubuntu system, instead of breaking or subverting it. Those are the three guarantees to the helpee.

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