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Mark
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Sun Jul 13, 2008 7:00 pm

This afternoon we received an e-mail from Google saying that we had some malicious script on our website. If anyone tries to access our site, Google will warn you that this website could harm your computer.

We believe we have found and removed the malicious code and fixed the problem of it happening again. We have requested Google to recheck the website and remove the warnings if they find everything is all OK. Not sure when that will happen, but hopefully very soon.

I'll post back with an update. Til then, feel free to browse with confidence that you are safe.

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Sun Jul 13, 2008 8:16 pm

Hi Mark,

Thanks for the update. I have been on site off and all all day as you know and I still have not had any problems. I ran a complete scan on my computer and everything is coming up clean!

Hopefully Google will change the warning soon!

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Mon Jul 14, 2008 8:47 am

I noticed my antivirus had a couple issues with popping up and warning me a few times (in fact just now it did it) when visiting the home page-
Mal/Badsrc-c is attempting to install itself on your pc.
If i stop it, nothing really changes. Just can't log into anythng that says mobilerepair.com.
So heads up, if that helps with anything.
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Mon Jul 14, 2008 8:51 am

another note...when i click on say 'hvac' to read any articles, same thing is happening. if i block it, i can't obviously go read any articles, etc.
Here's a link on the Malware, looks to be javascript or cookie based on a website. Hope this helps.

http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6035_102-0. ... ID=2786572
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Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:43 am

TNT17, which antivirus program are you using to find malware? We're scanning the site again.

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Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:58 am

In looking at our logs, we think we may have gotten hacked from somewhere in Russia. Doublecheck those pages and if anyone gets any kind of a warning sign from their antivirus software, please let us know by posting here or e-mailing me at [email protected].

As a precaution, today we will be scanning the pages of the site HOURLY to be sure we got everything and nothing else is happening.

We take this crap very seriously.

Mark
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Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:46 am

Mark wrote:TNT17, which antivirus program are you using to find malware? We're scanning the site again.

Mark
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Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:52 am

Is webroot finding anything now on those pages you mentioned earlier (or any page?)

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Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:06 am

I've sent you an email, let me know here or via email any other help you need. I'll run it off my 4 other pc's as well, see what kind of error they get with each pc's a/v program.
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Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:11 am

Don't see the e-mail yet. Are we all clear?
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Mon Jul 14, 2008 12:06 pm

Still not getting e-mails. Finding anything? We sure can't.

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Mon Jul 14, 2008 12:19 pm

Got the e-mail. Looks like we're looking good.

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Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:01 pm

Clarification...email from Google? Please say yes!

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Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:04 pm

Not yet from Google. From searching for others with similiar situations, it could be as long as tomorrow morning before we get that. Hopefully sooner.
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Mon Jul 14, 2008 5:14 pm

I just ran mine, nothing , Greg
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