Malware detected in topic

BenMCOBBenMCOB Registered User regular
Using Chrome I picked up a bright red "Malware detected!" warning on this topic page in the Accumulated Forum Knowledge.


The warning said it contains elements from the site members.multimania.co.uk

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    AntimatterAntimatter Devo Was Right Gates of SteelRegistered User regular
    edited December 2009
    What is the current listing status for members.multimania.co.uk?
    Site is listed as suspicious - visiting this web site may harm your computer.

    Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 3 time(s) over the past 90 days.

    What happened when Google visited this site?
    Of the 278 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 79 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2009-12-29, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2009-12-29.
    Malicious software includes 9 trojan(s), 7 scripting exploit(s), 4 backdoor(s). Successful infection resulted in an average of 1 new process(es) on the target machine.

    Malicious software is hosted on 2 domain(s), including bestvirustools.com/, yourinfohome.com/.

    This site was hosted on 1 network(s) including AS25074 (INETBONE).

    Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?
    Over the past 90 days, members.multimania.co.uk appeared to function as an intermediary for the infection of 268 site(s) including multimania.it/, multimania.nl/, members.lycos.nl/portacable/.

    Has this site hosted malware?
    Yes, this site has hosted malicious software over the past 90 days. It infected 15 domain(s), including members.lycos.co.uk/elctric/ and chtwa.c.la/.

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    TubeTube Registered User admin
    edited December 2009
    Every similar case we've had of this has been a false positive on Chrome's part.

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    japanjapan Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    members.multimania.co.uk appears to be the root URL for a free ad-supported hosting company. It would not surprise me in the least to discover that there are is all kinds of malware on the various pages people put up there.

    Chrome does appear to be casting quite a wide net, though, if it's throwing alerts for anything hosted by that company.

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